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Washington: Tie-dyed sheets line the back of a suburban classroom, where a group of preteen girls sit discussing some of the weightier topics of adolescent life: Why do we feel the need to conform?
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Sentences with the adjective Adolescent

22 examples:

The adolescent country. The bit player. The shrimp of the schoolyard.
(Robyn Dixon in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The growing pains of an adolescent star have been captured by the ALMA telescope in the Atacama Desert.
(UPI - Science News, )

A troubled adolescent girl indulges her revenge fantasies via telekinesis in Marina de Van's horror film.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Researchers found 17.9 percent of adolescent boys were extremely concerned about their weight and physique.
(Science Daily - News, )

There have been many depictions of adolescent kids at a boys’ school behaving very cruelly to one another.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Researchers found that adolescent mothers seeking for abortion are more likely to have had a previous pregnancy.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The way parents balance their work schedules may affect their adolescent children's eating habits, according to researchers.
(Science Daily - News, )

A look at three small businesses that are all aiming to help improve the lives of adolescent girls living in poverty around the world.
(BBC News - Business, )

Five Turkish adolescent sisters have their basic freedoms unjustly stripped from them in director Deniz Gamze Erguven's understated feminist drama.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Despite availability of HPV vaccines, less than half of adolescent girls got vaccinated against the virus that could cause genital warts and certain forms of cancer.
(Tech Times - Health, )

A 4000-year-old skeleton of an adolescent child has been unearthed by a team of University of Reading archeologists at an excavation site near the world-famouse Stonehenge.
(Tech Times - Science, )

For example, parents who spend time with their adolescent kids after school may increase the likelihood that those children will eat regular dinners, according to the researchers.
(Science Daily - News, )

After some gawky adolescent years, filled with technicolor gifs and tasteless design, along with rampant fraud and lawlessness, it’s emerged as the defining force of today’s world.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Although eating high-protein, afternoon snacks can aid appetite control in adults, little information exists to guide parents on what types of snacks might benefit their adolescent children.
(Science Daily - News, )

Parents who yell at their adolescent children for misbehaving can cause some of the same problems as hitting them would, including increased risk of depression and aggressive behavior, according to a new study.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

I do wonder if an aware adolescent girl can still today be enticed against her better judgment to accompany her boyfriend’s best friend on a drug run through the irresistibly seductive promise of a KFC pit stop.
(Myron Meisel in The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

And complaining about the rocky adolescent years is all too easy.But a new social media campaign aims to show a side of the teen years we rarely see: Parents publicly declaring what they like about their teenagers.
(NBC Today, )

An Argentine priest who was once defended by Pope Francis against sex-abuse allegations has been ordered to prison to complete a 15-year sentence for sexually abusing an adolescent boy at a youth center over a decade ago.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

About 20 years ago, having just been denied a promotion in the RCMP, his marriage on the rocks and his adolescent daughter struggling with mental problems, Gilles Moreau eyed the service revolver on his desk and contemplated taking his life.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

New research reveals that the sperm cells of adolescent boys have more than six times the rate of DNA mutations as the equivalent egg cells in adolescent girls, resulting in higher rates of DNA mutation being passed down to children of teenage fathers.
(Science Daily - News, )

His latest, "Homefront," would benefit from more of the martial-arts combat for which he is popular — fans really just want to watch the dude kick butt — but he's paired with a precocious adolescent daughter and an adorable kitten that only accentuate his charm.
(Annlee Ellingson in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Early in my adolescent years I took the risk of appearing as Sir Epicure Mammon in The Alchemist and Pandarus in Troilus and Cressida and then, finding to my young astonishment that I was getting attention and some praise for my performances, I began to think that acting might be a better fit.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Sentences with the noun Adolescent

6 examples:

I'm aiming by the time I'm fifty to stop being an adolescent.
(Wendy Cope)

U.S. researchers say parents worried about an adolescent's weight should have a conversation about healthy lifestyle rather than size.
(UPI - Health News, )

Their latest findings suggest a link between prenatal cocaine exposure and an adolescent's likelihood to have sexual intercourse before age 15.
(Science Daily - News, )

Living in a poor neighborhood as an adolescent is linked to an increased risk of getting the sexually transmitted infection (STI) chlamydia in young adulthood, according to new research.
(Science Daily - News, )

Attention, women who were declared to be of "advanced maternal age" even as their bellies swelled with life, who chased after a toddler with more patience than vigor, and who have simultaneously navigated menopause and parented an adolescent: Late-life mothering -- if it occurred naturally at...
(Melissa Healy in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Adolescents whose parents better understand their daily experiences have better psychological adjustment, suggests a study. "These results provide preliminary evidence that parental accuracy regarding their adolescent's daily experiences may be one specific daily parent factor that plays a role in adolescent health and well-being," according to the study's researchers.
(Science Daily - News, )

Questions

3 examples:

Are the eggs produced by adolescent girls the same as the ones produced by adult women?
(Science Daily - News, )

And if so, then why would an adolescent smoke, yet still participate in recommended levels of physical activity?
(Science Daily - News, )

Sugar and high fructose corn syrup can each damage the brains of adolescent rats, but does that also apply to humans?
(Tech Times - Health, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

It is said that adolescent friendships do not often last.

Education about birth control might help cut down on adolescent pregnancies.

It was determined that the picking of one's nose is a completely normal act for adolescent boys.

I am living out my adolescent dream of travel and adventure.
(Tim Cahill)

A poet laureate of adolescent sexuality and middle-age longing.
(William A. Henry III)

To an adolescent, there is nothing in the world more embarrassing than a parent.
(Dave Barry)

I always felt that anorexia was the form of breakdown most readily available to adolescent girls.
(Kate Beckinsale)

Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness. I find it more rewarding to end in gladness.
(James Broughton)

Sex is the tabasco sauce which an adolescent national palate sprinkles on every course in the menu.
(Mary Day Winn)

Adolescent friendships are fleeting.
(Science Daily - News, )

Researchers have completed research on adolescent sexual behavior.
(Science Daily - News, )

Adolescent males actually show a temporary decline in one form of empathy.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Previously such adolescent effects on the brain were thought to peak at 15.
(Daily Mail - News, )

There can be no question the Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre (AARC) saves lives.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

Wearable tech is in its awkward adolescent phase, but it's about to grow up in a big way.
(USA Today - National, )

Jane is the founder of the non-profit Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention.
(Forbes - Education, )

Adolescent alcohol abuse is known to be associated with adverse outcomes in early adulthood.
(Science Daily - News, )

Her humor is crass and penetrating, as if she were a provocative adolescent with an expansive,...
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Wordsworth's lengthy verse filled Frank Barrett with an adolescent loathing for the Lake District.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Physical activity also may help decrease violent behavior among adolescent girls, according to new research.
(Science Daily - News, )

The roles of the tragic lovers have traditionally been played by actors older than the adolescent characters.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Astronomers studying "adolescent" version of our own sun say it may be surrounded with Pluto-like dwarf planets.
(Tech Times - Science, )

There are serious and deeply ingrained problems with child and adolescent mental health services, officials warn.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

Researchers found a link between happy adolescent friends and a quick recovery from or reduced risk of depression.
(Tech Times - Health, )

This one-act parody lives mainly for its adolescent double entendres and Everett Quinton’s delicious performance.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

For generations, listening to Casey Kasem’s pop music show “American Top 40” was an adolescent rite of passage.
(NBC News, )

People in their 20s are affected by adolescent hyper activity and can be described as 'kidults', scientists have said.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Thyroid cancer is one of the five most common malignancies in adolescent and young adult patients (ages 15 to 39 years).
(Science Daily - News, )

Juvenile-onset fibromyalgia (JFM) is a poorly understood chronic pain condition most commonly affecting adolescent girls.
(Nature Reviews Rheumatology, )

A study involving two Scottish universities suggests obesity in adolescent girls is linked with lower academic attainment.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

The three seasons of the BBC’s “Wolfblood,” about adolescent werewolves, are now available for streaming and on DVD.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

If 2013 was the Squamish Valley Music Festival's last adolescent year, 2014 is poised to be its first true adult statement.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

The German writer Marius von Mayenburg’s play about troubled adolescent siblings is at the Brick Theater in Williamsburg.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Hyperinsulinaemic androgen excess is the most common cause of hirsutism, acne and menstrual irregularity in adolescent girls.
(Nature Reviews Endocrinology, )

Adolescent exposure to environmental pollutants known as organochlorines may lead to defective sperm, according to a new study.
(Science Daily - News, )

Astronomers now show that 'infant' stars can be distinguished from 'adolescent' stars by measuring the acoustic waves they emit.
(Science Daily - News, )

Both found that playing video games with your kids has a positive impact on adolescent development and long-term family outcomes.
(Forbes - Education, )

A recent study revealed that adolescent exposure to pesticides found in food can lead to the development of defective sperm cells.
(Tech Times - Health, )

An adolescent rite of passage used to be pretty standard: Spend three months in the forest, learn how to herd cows, kill a predator.
(CNN - World News, )

New research shows that adolescent females who experience one of the disorders are at a greater risk for the other as they get older.
(Science Daily - News, )

This nonphysical form of aggression generally used among adolescent girls includes gossiping, rumor spreading, exclusion and rejection.
(Science Daily - News, )

This may be a retrograde adolescent wish-fulfilment fantasy, sadistic and violent, but it's also slickly made and has real satirical bite.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The so-called start-up incubator announced that it had raised a $700 million fund specifically aimed at investing in adolescent businesses.
(The New York Times - Business, )

The incidence rate of primary, malignant testicular germ cell tumours in adolescent and young adult Hispanic males is increasing in the USA.
(Nature Reviews Urology, )

According to the Toledo Adolescent Relationship Study, this Valentine's Day, 67% of 21-year-olds will be celebrating love in shades of grey.
(USA Today - National, )

The British troupe Cheek by Jowl infuses Alfred Jarry’s satirical drama with the kind of angry adolescent sentiment that gave birth to it.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Confrontational and deceptive interrogation techniques are inappropriate for the developing adolescent mind, according to a psychology study.
(Science Daily - News, )

Furthermore, few studies exist to guide those clinicians who would like to use integrated care to treat adolescent with co-occurring disorders.
(Science Daily - News, )

Adolescent concussion patients were studied, and the research revealed long periods of rest following such an injury may do more harm than good.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Astronomers may have detected the dusty hallmarks of an entire family of Pluto-size objects swarming around an adolescent version of our own Sun.
(Science Daily - News, )

Her dream for the future is a world with better opportunities for adolescent girls, one where girls become respected leaders in their communities.
(Forbes - Education, )

The dead body of a young African male adolescent has been found in the wheel well of a US military cargo plane after it landed in a German airbase.
(The Independent - World News, )

“Young & Beautiful,” by François Ozon, looks at adolescent female sexuality in a tale of a middle-class teenager who chooses to be a prostitute.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Increasing rates of adolescent obesity and the likelihood that obesity will carry forward into adulthood, have led to various preventive initiatives.
(Science Daily - News, )

Adolescent substance use treatment is at a critical turning point – treatment success is short-lived and the field lacks a definitive best approach.
(Science Daily - News, )

Service members at Al Udeid Air Base appreciated the first lady’s visit, which also includes Jordan and is focused on education for adolescent girls.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Real adolescent diaries are becoming a form of public entertainment as adults dredge up their youthful ruminations on crushes, tans, telepathic animals.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Dan Evans claims Andy Murray’s meltdown, complete with adolescent smashing of racket when he lost the first of three straight sets, was understandable.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A new study of teenagers and their moms reveals how adolescent brains negotiate risk -- and the factors that modulate their risk-taking behind the wheel.
(Science Daily - News, )

Researchers have identified the first gene to be associated with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (also called AIS) across Asian and Caucasian populations.
(Science Daily - News, )

In “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage,” Haruki Murakami traces an adolescent breakup and a decades-long search for why it happened.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

New information from these studies led the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry to revise key parameters for evaluating and treating autism.
(Science Daily - News, )

A United Nations report said the fate of the world’s adolescent population depended on governments’ ability to provide health care, education and jobs.
(The New York Times - World News, )

A physician and her research team have shown that a heart medication can prevent ovarian damage and improve survival in adolescent mice after chemotherapy.
(Science Daily - News, )

A much-anticipated study of an adolescent Tyrannosaurus rex is poised to help resolve long-standing controversies over the growth of tyrannosaurid dinosaurs.
(Science Daily - News, )

The 2007 Tony winner for Best Musical returns to Broadway in this hit production from Los Angeles' Deaf West Theatre, using ASL to heighten adolescent unease.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

The 2007 Tony winner for best musical returns to Broadway in this hit production from Los Angeles' Deaf West Theatre, using ASL to heighten adolescent unease.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Adolescent patients who need scoliosis surgery may benefit most from going to a hospital that performs a high volume of the procedures, according to new research.
(Science Daily - News, )

Scientists from the University of Montreal came to the conclusion after reviewing more than 120 studies looking at the effects of cannabis on the adolescent brain.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis -- a condition featuring curvature of the spine -- affects tens of millions of children worldwide, but does not have a known cause.
(Science Daily - News, )

Nearly one in four teenagers having an abortion in England and Wales has been pregnant at least once before, a study in the Journal of Adolescent Health has found.
(BBC News - Health, )

The skull of an adolescent tyrannosaur shows evidence of vicious combat as well as signs that the corpse was eaten by another dinosaur, possibly of the same species.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder are set to embark on a longitudinal study that aims to map out the effects of substances on the adolescent brain.
(Tech Times - Health, )

A family group of African elephants: two mature females, Thandi and Moyo, and two adolescent males, Tufani and Tsavo, has taken up residence in a Florida citrus grove.
(Daily Mail - News, )

In a study with chronic adolescent and adult meth users in South Korea, MRI brain scans showed decreased thickness in the gray matter of younger users’ frontal cortex.
(Science Daily - News, )

"Adolescent recklessness" is to blame for two brothers playing with a loaded illegal firearm, leaving one of them dead and the other in prison, a New Zealand judge said.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

However, adolescent and lifelong care of such conditions is a relatively new urological specialty, and approaches to transitional health care require further development.
(Nature Reviews Urology, )

With its buzzing punk rock music and spunky, spiky adolescent heroines, "We Are the Best!" sends many audiences out of the theater on a wave of rambunctious high spirits.
(Mark Olsen in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

A memoir by a Korean-American author about teaching English to adolescent boys at a private university in Pyongyang has angered the authorities and her former colleagues.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Adolescent binge drinking has been linked to a host of problems, including worse school performance, risky sexual behaviors, illicit drugs, and a greater risk of suicide.
(Science Daily - News, )

America’s teens are every bit as stressed as the adults around them — and sometimes even more — according to a new survey that offers a snapshot of adolescent angst.
(NBC News Health, )

Researchers developed a method of distinguishing infant stars from adolescent stars and accurately determining their ages, previously a feat quite difficult to accomplish.
(Tech Times - Science, )

As in adults, migraine surgery is effective for selected adolescent patients with severe migraine headaches that don't respond to standard treatments, reports a new study.
(Science Daily - News, )

The authors perform a genome-wide association study of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients of Han Chinese descent, and identify 3 new loci for disease susceptibility.
(Nature Communications, )

Researchers have found that mothers' relationships can influence adolescent children's relationships with their friends, particularly the negative and antagonistic aspects.
(Science Daily - News, )

When a couple of teens in the remarkable documentary "Something Better to Come" dream aloud about getting out of "this dump," they're not indulging in adolescent hyperbole.
(Sheri Linden in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Mexico announced plans Friday for a national campaign to prevent adolescent and teen pregnancy in a country where one in five live births are by mothers under the age of 20.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Strapped into a motion-enabled simulator and wearing 3-D glasses, 36 adolescent volunteers recently experienced what it was like to 'travel' through a field of virtual stars.
(Science Daily - News, )

This play about adolescent growing pains is a guilty memoir of a work by A. R. Gurney, revived at the Pershing Square Signature Center by the Signature Theater and Jim Simpson.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Pediatric primary care practitioners (PCPs) are reluctant to prescribe antidepressant medications to adolescent patients -— even those with severe depression, reports a study.
(Science Daily - News, )

In the first study, no differences were found in hippocampal volume or asymmetry between cognitively normal adolescent carriers and non-carriers of the ApoE ɛ4 or ɛ2 allelles.
(Science Daily - News, )

Yogurt in New York is evolving from its adolescent infatuation with sugar-laden fruit flavors to a perhaps more mature phase that skews toward savory and Middle Eastern flavors.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

The theme for 2014 is "empowering adolescent girls: ending the cycle of violence" which is fitting for this year, as girls and women world wide have had challenges and triumphs.
(Forbes - Business, )

They tracked friendships over six years, measuring the effect of both dissimilarities and undesirable individual attributes in predicting when an adolescent friendship would end.
(Science Daily - News, )

Scientists at Cambridge University have begun a £5.4million study to understand the workings of the adolescent brain, personified by Harry Enfield's Kevin The Teenager (pictured).
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The goal of planned adolescent health-care transition procedures is to optimize functioning and well-being for all young people, including those who have special health-care needs.
(Nature Reviews Rheumatology, )

Saying "we talk more than we act," former prime minister Joe Clark bemoans the "almost adolescent tone" of the Harper government's foreign policy in his new book, Brian Stewart writes.
(CBC News - Politics, )

While physical abuse is a significant contributor to violent behavior, physical neglect alone is an even stronger predictor of male adolescent violence than physical abuse, they noted.
(Science Daily - News, )

Using extremely faint light from galaxies 10.8-billion light years away, scientists have created one of the most complete, three-dimensional maps of a slice of the adolescent universe.
(Science Daily - News, )

There’s often been an element of the autobiographical in Sufjan Stevens’ work, from the adolescent admissions secreted in Illinoise to the tormented speculations of The Age of Adz.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

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