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Definition of the adjective Adultlike

What does Adultlike mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Resembling or characteristic of an adult

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Language Development (2014)

by Patricia J. Brooks, Vera Kempe

Whenpioneering studies showedthat adultlike performance was attained at around 7years ofage, many researchersfound thissurprising because (1) children have been shownto berather accomplished atmuch younger ages withother ...

Google previewFormulaic Language and the Lexicon (2005)

by Alison Wray

and late (adultlike) rules. Utterances created using the former will not be found in the language of the child in later life (represented by “Adult language” at the bottom of the diagram), while the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Psychology and Law (2007)

by Brian L. Cutler

Given the adultlike penalties that can now be given to youth, courts have increasingly required that adolescent defendants be competent to proceed to adjudication. At present, the specific nature of competence standards in juvenile courts ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Family Psychology and Family Therapy (1993)

by S. Richard Sauber, Luciano L'Abate, Gerald R. Weeks, William L. Buchanan

These duties and responsibilities are beyond the age and maturity level of the child; but, as a result of assuming them, the child displays adultlike ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Bilingual Education (2008)

by Josue M. Gonzalez

Correspondingly, children eventually achieve adultlike language despite the relative lack of corrective feedback from parents and others. Indeed, different children learning the same language reach the same grammar, despite variations in the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence (2008)

by Claire M. Renzetti, Jeffrey L. Edleson

that the cartoon fantasy and slapstick humor violence to which they are exposed places them at risk, since young children are unable to distinguish fantasy from reality or to make adultlike inferences about motives and consequences.

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Scrabble value of A1D2U1L1T1L1I1K5E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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