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Definition of "adulthood" []

  • The time of life when one is expected to take responsibility for one's own actions and well-being. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "adulthood" in a sentence
  • "I can only hope that whatever they choose to do in adulthood is because they chose to do it."
  • "The most important thing is not to infect the child with what you call "adulthood.""
  • "If the subset of students most likely to continue problem drinking in adulthood can be identified during college, they might benefit from counseling or programming that specifically aims to lower long-term high-risk drinking, the researchers say."