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Adulthood is a member of the word family adult, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.
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Definition of the noun adulthood
What does adulthood mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: adulthoods
- the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
- lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
- synonym of adulthood: maturity
- more generic term: time of life = a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
- more specific terms: prime of life / prime = the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest
- teens = the time of life between the ages of 12 and 20
- mid-twenties / twenties = the time of life between 20 and 30
- thirty-something / mid-thirties / thirties = the time of life between 30 and 40
- mid-forties / forties = the time of life between 40 and 50
- mid-fifties / fifties = the time of life between 50 and 60
- legal age / majority = the age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs
- drinking age = the age at which is legal for a person to buy alcoholic beverages
- voting age = the age at which a person is old enough to vote in public elections
- middle age = the time of life between youth and old age
- the state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity
Alternative definition of the noun adulthood
- The time of life when one is expected to take responsibility for one's own actions and well-being.
"Adulthood" is a 2008 British drama film. It was directed and written by Noel Clarke, who also stars as the protagonist, Sam Peel. Adulthood is a sequel to the 2006 film Kidulthood, which Clarke also wrote, and depicts Peel's experiences after he is released from jail. The film received positive reviews, but was criticised for melodrama and "unrelenting aggro". It grossed £1,203,319 at the UK Box Office during its opening weekend, ranking above The Incredible Hulk, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and Sex and the City. After starring in the film, Adam Deacon decided to write and star in his own urban film, Anuvahood.
- country: United Kingdom
- language: English Language
- producers: Damian Jones & George Isaac
- executive producer: Amir Madani
- production design by Murray McKeown
- art direction by Paul Harvey
- written by Noel Clarke
- Danny Dyer as Hayden
- Noel Clarke as Sam
- Scarlett Alice Johnson as Lexi
- Nathan Constance as Ike
- Jacob Anderson as Omen
- Ben Drew as Dabs
- Red Madrell as Alisa
- Femi Oyeniran as Moony
- Shanika Warren-Markland as Kayla
- Adam Deacon as Jay
- Cornell S. John as Uncle Curtis
- Pierre Mascolo as Andreas
- Don Klass as Blammy
- Arnold Oceng as Henry
- Madeleine Fairley as Claire
- Wil Johnson as Big Man
- casting by Tamara Notcutt
- cinematography by Brian Tufano
- edited by Tom Hemmings
- music by Chad Hobson
- costume design by Andy Blake
- genres: Crime Drama, Drama
- released on (6 years ago)
- official website: www.adulthoodthemovie.co.uk
"Adulthood" is the debut album by British singer CocknBullKid. It was released in the United Kingdom on 20 May 2011 by Island Records.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adulthood
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by Lawerence K.W. Berg, PhD, Esq., Karen L. Fingerman, PhD, Jacqui Smith, PhD, Cynthia Berg, PhD
Understanding when, where, and why consistency is seen over time from childhood to adulthood is an important...
Young adulthood is a time of increasing consistency in personality traits over time as test–retest correlations are higher in ...
Educational Psychology (2011)
Reflection for Action by Angela M. O'Donnell, Johnmarshall Reeve, Jeffrey K. Smith
Emerging adulthood is the age of identity explorations, the age of instability, the selffocused age, the age of feeling...
by Frank D. Fincham, Ming Cui
Second, emerging adulthood is an age of instability, with emerging adults shifting between choices in love and work and moving from one residence to another. Third, emerging adulthood is a self-focused age. Unlike young children and ...
by John Santrock
Early adulthood is the developmental period that begins in the late teens or early twenties and lasts through the thirties. It is a time of establishing personal and economic independence, pursuing career development, and, for many, selecting a ...
Life-Span Development (2014)
by John Santrock
Early adulthood is the developmental period that begins in the early twenties and lasts through the thirties. It is a time of establishing personal and economic independence, advancing in a career, and for many, selecting a mate, learning to live ...
by John Santrock
Early adulthood is the developmental period that begins in the late teens or early twenties and lasts through the thirties. For young adults, this is a time for ...
by CTI Reviews
Emerging adulthood: Emerging adulthood is a phase of the life span between adolescence and fullfledged adulthood,
A-Z of Public Health (2014)
by Glenn Laverack
Middle adulthood is a time for establishing a pattern in life, raising a family and dealing with the everyday stress of work and...
Older adulthood is the start of a transition to being elderly and a period when people suffer more from chronic ...
Adulthood is the stage that follows adolescence. An individual learns to be independent, form relationships, and start a new family. Adulthood is the period in the human lifespan in which the full physical and intellectual maturities have been ...
Young Adult Mental Health (2010)
by Jon E. Grant, Marc N. Potenza
Young adulthood is a transitional epoch, and the transitional nature of this developmental period makes it difficult to establish appropriate support systems that would ensure consistent mental health care. For mental health needs, there is often ...
The Encyclopedia of Aging (2006)
Fourth Edition, 2-Volume Set by Richard Schulz
These physical, cognitive, and psychosocial developmental changes in adulthood are highly variable depending on which stage in adult development is being examined. For instance, while early adulthood is characterized by growth and ...
by Stanley J. Ulijaszek, Francis E. Johnston, Michael A. Preece
from pregnancy to adulthood. Photogra ph by Stanley Ulijaszek. Idealized mean velocity curves of growth in height for healthy girls and boys show in the post-natal stages of the pattern of human ...
by Thomas P. Gullotta, Martin Bloom
Adulthood. Jasmin. Tahmaseb. McConatha. and. Lori. Riley. INTRODUCTION The difference between a successful and unsuccessful aging experience depends, to a large extent, on the ways in which people are able to successfully engage ...
by John Jenkins, John Pigram
For example, medieval definitions of youth have been linked to the European apprenticeship system that was identified as a period of transition from childhood to adulthood, during which individuals engaged in learning and development to ...
A Dictionary of Sociology (2009)
by John Scott, Gordon Marshall
The term is used in three ways: very generally, to cover a set of phases in the *life -cycle, from early infancy to young adulthood; in preference to the rather unsatisfactory term *adolescence, to denote theory and research on teenagers, and the ...
by Craig J. Forsyth, Heith Copes
Finally, alcohol dependence tends to emerge in late adolescence and early adulthood. Prevalence rates for alcohol dependence peak around ages 18 to 20, notably before the legal drinking age of 21. Thus, those who will develop alcohol ...
Encyclopedia of the Mind (2013)
by Harold Pashler
This theoretical framework holds that the disorder's neural origins arise primarily during early development, with full emergence of recog— nizable symptoms typically occurring during late adolescence or early adulthood. By identifying asso— ...
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Model: Iain Dowling
Photo credit: Valentina (GaiaPhotography)
Photo credit: Jo Naylor
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Adult Bald Eagle in flight.
Photo credit: Ingrid Taylar
- Unhappy Adulthood
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- Surrender to adulthood
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- Riding to adulthood
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- Society's Changing Definition of Adulthood
- Adulthood Meaning
Video shows what adulthood means. The time of life when one is expected to take responsibility for one's own actions and well-being.. adulthood pronunciation.
- Family Wisdom Project: The Meaning of Adulthood, Part II
- Language Disorder in Adulthood
Dr Michael McDowell talks about how people with language disorders cope in adulthood.
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Quotes about Adulthood
We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice-that is, until we have stopped saying 'It got lost,' and say, 'I lost it.' (Sydney Harris)
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Scrabble value of A1D2U1L1T1H4O1O1D2
The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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