Adolescent etymology


English word adolescent comes from Latin ad- (To.), Latin alescere

Etymology of adolescent

Detailed word origin of adolescent

Dictionary entry Language Definition
ad- Latin (lat) To.
alescere Latin (lat)
adolescere Latin (lat)
adolescentem Latin (lat)
adolescent Middle French (frm)
adolescent English (en) Characteristic of, or relating to, or undergoing adolescence; immature. A person who is in adolescence; someone who has reached puberty but is not yet an adult.

Words with the same origin as adolescent