ADOLESCENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ADOLESCENT
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adolescent
 n.  a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity;
Classic Sentence:
1  She had been supposed to have rather a good figure, but now she was out of fashion: a little too female, not enough like an adolescent boy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
2  was by the grace of God, in the five and twentieth year of his reign, the emigrants were, by rights, in the five and twentieth year of their adolescence.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
3  After a wild youth, he had retired into a convent, there to expiate, at least for some time, the follies of adolescence.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL
4  She preened, approving her adolescence.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 3
Example Sentence:
1  It is important that an adolescent boy should have an adult in whom he can confide.
2  The council was hoping to turn a children's home into a residence for adolescent girls.
3  Parents worry about the effect of music on their adolescent's behavior.
4  The adolescent period is one's best time.
5  These students are adolescent boys and girls.
6  The big issue in adolescence is that all kids strive for independence.
7  American foreign policy has for decades been trapped in infantile behavior that mature men are supposed to outgrow once they get past adolescence.
8  During adolescence many attractive young people somehow acquire the false notion that their appearance is unprepossessing.
9  My childhood and adolescence were a joyous outpouring of energy, a ceaseless quest for expression, skill, and experience.
10  Many bodily changes occur during adolescence.
11  There is often a period of sexual experimentation during adolescence.