Definition of Prepubescent

1. Adjective. (especially of human beings) at the age immediately before puberty; often marked by accelerated growth.

Exact synonyms: Prepubertal
Category relationships: Homo, Human, Human Being, Man
Similar to: Immature
Derivative terms: Prepuberty

Definition of Prepubescent

1. Adjective. Before the age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction. ¹

2. Adjective. Who is not yet capable of sexual reproduction. Immature. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prepubescent

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prepubescent

preprophases
preprovide
preps
prepster
prepsters
prepsychedelic
prepuberal
prepuberally
prepubertal
prepubertally
prepuberties
prepuberty
prepubescence
prepubescences
prepubescents
prepublic
prepublication
prepublications
prepublicity
prepuces
prepueblo
prepulse
prepunch
prepunched

Literary usage of Prepubescent

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Principles of Secondary Education by Alexander James Inglis (1918)
"(7) Of all boys in the high school (grades I-IV) 14 per cent were prepubescent, 14 per cent pubescent, and 72 per cent postpubescent; of all the girls 5 per ..."

2. The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: Terracotta Figurines of the Classical by Gloria S. Merker (2000)
"The Classical youths (eg, C188) are square shouldered, slender and have flat abdomens, indicating that they are post- rather than prepubescent. ..."

3. Interim Reports: Committee on School Inquiry, Board of Estimate and by New York (N.Y.), Committee on School Inquiry, Board of Estimate and Apportionment (1912)
"In consequence, in an age group above twelve years of age, there will be prepubescent (immature) children: pubescent (maturing) children; and postpubescent ..."

4. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"In England, Roberts found that in the better classes, prepubescent growth began a year or two earlier than among laborers, and that the former were more ..."

5. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"In England, Roberts found that in the better classes, prepubescent growth began a year or two earlier than among laborers, and that the former were more ..."

6. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"In England, Roberts found that in the better classes, prepubescent growth began a year or two earlier than among laborers, and that the former were more ..."

7. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"In England, Roberts found that in the better classes, prepubescent growth began a year or two earlier than among laborers, and that the former were more ..."

8. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"In England, Roberts found that in the better classes, prepubescent growth began a year or two earlier than among laborers, and that the former were more ..."

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