Example sentences for: adolescent

How can you use “adolescent” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Now the reviews of the exhibit are in, and although most critics defend the museum's right to exhibit what it wants, few defend the art : "Appallingly witless and stupid" (Hilton Kramer, the New York Observer ). Terry Teachout calls it "strictly adolescent stuff" that reveals that "British artists ...

  • A sad, adolescent performance you should be ashamed of.

  • a young man or male adolescent.”

  • I find it absurd that he could ever have settled into life with his new family (especially a certifiably crazy mother) with no scars, growing into a happy, snub-nosed, uncomplicated adolescent instead of, say, the delusional momma's-boy assassin of Six Ways to Sunday --or, for that matter, a vaguely unstable wannabe movie critic.

  • It is not the child paradise the media has portrayed it to be: Child pornography is rampant, and adolescent suicide is epidemic.


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