youth


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  • noun

Synonyms for youth

immaturity

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youthfulness

young people

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the time of life between childhood and maturity

a young person, usually between the ages of 13 and 19

young people collectively

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Synonyms for youth

young people collectively

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the time of life between childhood and maturity

early maturity

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an early period of development

the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person

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References in classic literature ?
Say, did you not seek a certain youth, the son of Mopo?
I sought one youth, and I have found many evil spirits.
The youth immediately resolved to follow the birds to the spring, only two things made him uneasy: first, lest he might be asleep when the birds went, and secondly, lest he might lose sight of them, since he had not wings to carry him along so swiftly.
Will the youth have the sense not to let himself be caught in her toils?
I was troubled when I thought of the danger he was in, for among those barbarous Turks a fair youth is more esteemed than a woman, be she ever so beautiful.
The youth could occasionally see dark shadows that moved like monsters.
They looked as if they had never known what youth or pleasure was, but had been the offspring of Nature's dotage, and always the gray, decrepit, sapless, miserable creatures, who now sat stooping round the doctor's table, without life enough in their souls or bodies to be animated even by the prospect of growing young again.
If I have been so fortunate as to please here, then I am rewarded indeed," said the youth, with a bow and an expression that rendered it a little doubtful to which of the ladies the compliment was addressed.
The remarkable and ill-concealed reluctance of the youth to accept of an offer, which most men in his situation would consider as an unhoped-for elevation, occasioned no little surprise in those to whom he was a stranger; and it left a slight impression to his disadvantage.
the reader went on, and then paused ("Do you see," shouted the youth victoriously, "he's going to clear up the whole affair for you.
He winced, but Joan rattled on with the platitudinous originality of youth.
On top of all he had already experienced, not even knowing executioners and execution chambers, for all he knew this bare room of cement and chemical smell might well be the place of the ultimate life-disaster and this youth the god who was to send him into the dark which had engulfed all he had known and loved.
Don't let him lie around, licensed and legal, to pounce upon our youth.
Though Mr Allworthy was not of himself hasty to see things in a disadvantageous light, and was a stranger to the public voice, which seldom reaches to a brother or a husband, though it rings in the ears of all the neighbourhood; yet was this affection of Mrs Blifil to Tom, and the preference which she too visibly gave him to her own son, of the utmost disadvantage to that youth.
Zarathustra's eye had perceived that a certain youth avoided him.