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English noun: adolescence

1. adolescence (time) the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood


Broader (hypernym)time of life


Part holonymgenital phase, genital stage, puberty, pubescence


Part meronymyouth

2. adolescence (state) in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood


Broader (hypernym)immatureness, immaturity









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