Synonyms for immature


1. immature (vs. mature), adolescent, jejune, juvenile, puerile, babyish, childish, infantile, callow, inexperienced, naive, unsophisticated
usage: characteristic of a lack of maturity; "immature behavior"
2. immature, unformed, undeveloped (vs. developed)
usage: lacking in development; "immature plans"; "an unformed character"
3. young (vs. old), immature, adolescent, teen, teenage, teenaged, boyish, boylike, schoolboyish, childlike, childly, early, formative, girlish, schoolgirlish, infantile, junior, little, small, newborn, puppyish, puppylike, tender, vulnerable, youngish, youthful, vernal, preteen, preadolescent, immature, junior, new
usage: (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people"
4. green (vs. ripe), unripe, unripened, immature, unaged
usage: not fully developed or mature; not ripe; "unripe fruit"; "fried green tomatoes"; "green wood"
5. immature (vs. mature), adolescent, embryonic, embryologic, embryonal, formative, inchoative, larval, prepubescent, prepubertal, prepupal, pubescent, pupal, underdeveloped, unformed, premature, young#1, immature
usage: not yet mature
6. unfledged (vs. fledged), immature, unfeathered
usage: (of birds) not yet having developed feathers; "a small unfledged sparrow on the window sill"
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