Usage examples for immature

  1. Their passions blazed white- hot and rosy- red through the night of centuries; but were they stories of the loves of immature women? – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  2. I think a rancher's life is just the dandiest thing to read about I ever knew, and beans- those things the shape of an immature egg and as hard as rocks- are most nourishing; and I don't think I shall need nourishing ever again. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  3. But we must protest against being forced into statements on matters of importance which are necessarily still immature. – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir
  4. They wanted something short and lyrical, and most of my verses were either too long, or else, I thought, too immature to be published. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  5. Childlike and immature in appearance, she was in character exceedingly precocious. – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  6. While his experience was immature he was able to believe that a man ought to submit himself to rules, and that life should be governed by laws. – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi
  7. Our present form of life is immature in many ways. – Giants on the Earth by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  8. Two immature male specimens are know to exist, and they are at present in the Life Banks. – Novice by James H. Schmitz
  9. She hated him because he was tearing her away from the only home she knew- hated him because her mother had hated him; the knowledge had quite killed the first immature affection she had felt for him, quite wiped out all the romance. – The Beggar Man by Ruby Mildred Ayres
  10. If it has, though you be but a child, you are full of years; if it has not, though your hair be whitened with the snows of the nineties, you are yet incomplete and immature. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  11. Then the rain was just what was needed to increase and prolong the yield of the raspberry bushes, on which there were still myriads of immature berries and even blossoms. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  12. Besides, we must remember that Keats's first volume, though very warmly accepted and praised by Hunt, was really but beginner's work, imperfect in the last degree; while the second volume, " Endymion," was viewed by Hunt as a hazardous and immature attempt notwithstanding its many beauties, and incapable of being upheld beyond a certain limit. – Life of John Keats by William Michael Rossetti
  13. She stood there, swaying a little, her lithe body still immature; the electric light from overhead falling directly upon her blue- black hair and level brows; her damp red lips parted; her face white, but warm and dusky, and her great dark eyes wide, half- terrified, seeing things they had never seen before. – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman
  14. She was not at all in love with him; but, immature as she was, she could not help seeing that he was a good deal in love with her. – Elizabeth's Campaign by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  15. What Shakesepare was to the intellectual leaders of his day, " The Duchess" was to countless immature young folks of her day who were looking for " something to read." – The Delicious Vice by Young E. Allison
  16. You see the first writing is immature, almost childish- and the last is dated at Cairo. – The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck
  17. It is made up either of clever imitations and variations of modes which had already been expressed with greater perfection, and with far greater genius, by the preceding century, or of what may be fairly called dramatic pamphleteering, or else of tentative and immature experiments in reform, which came to nothing, or to very little, for the time being. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  18. Immature they are, in truth. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy