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 Meanings and Examples of MATURITY
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maturity
 n.  state or quality of being mature; ripeness; full development; arrival of the time fixed for payment
Classic Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  But those few moonlight nights alone with Charles had not touched her emotions or ripened her to maturity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
2  She knew that she should kill one of the shoats but she put it off from day to day, hoping to raise them to maturity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
3  These girls who had come to maturity since the surrender had only childish memories of the war and lacked the bitterness that animated their elders.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
4  She sought to regain her afternoon's calm of maturity.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
5  Except when Hugh was vigorously naughty, or whiney, or laughing, or saying "I like my chair" with thrilling maturity, she was always enfeebled by loneliness.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
6  Safe under the protecting care of her mistress, Eliza had reached maturity without those temptations which make beauty so fatal an inheritance to a slave.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
7  If it must be told, the thing that struck a deeper pang to his heart than anything else was the daily increasing maturity of the child's mind and feelings.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
8  All the fruits of the earth shall come to maturity at whatever season we think fit to choose, and increase a hundred fold more than they do at present; with innumerable other happy proposals.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER IV.
9  His temperament might be said to be just at the point of maturity.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A LITTLE CLOUD
10  What had been leanness in her youth had become transparency in her maturity; and this diaphaneity allowed the angel to be seen.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—M. MYRIEL
11  He was matter-of-fact, yes, and incurably mature.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
12  In the lee of the stonily mature trio Carol proceeded to the street fair which added mundane gaiety to the annual rites of the United and Fraternal Order of Beavers.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
13  In truth, a mature man who uses hair-oil, unless medicinally, that man has probably got a quoggy spot in him somewhere.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25. Postscript.
14  On mature deliberation, it was decided that the whole family should go, for some years, to France; whither they sailed, carrying Emmeline with them.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
15  If I wasn't too old for such things, I'd rather like to play it over again, said Amy, who began to talk of renouncing childish things at the mature age of twelve.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ONE
Example Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  Humans experience a delayed maturity; we arrive at all stages of life later than other mammals.
2  These latest paintings show how the artist has really grown in maturity.
3  His performance was full of maturity and poise.
4  Girls generally reach sexual maturity two years earlier than boys.
5  Adolescence is the process of going from childhood to maturity.
6  Teenage is the period at which the body reaches maturity.
7  Children do not use inflections such as are used in mature adult speech.
8  Wine and judgement mature with age.
9  In youth the hours are golden in mature years they are silver, in old age they are leaden.
10  The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.
11  There has been an increase in the number of mature entrants to higher education.
12  May our friendship grow more mature as time passes.
13  The interview showed her as a self-assured and mature student.
14  You are a mature man now; you are no longer a boy.
15  He's not mature enough to be given too much responsibility.