Example sentences for: adulthood

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

  • With only one exception [ 11 ] , girls who undergo a relatively early menarche have been found to be more obese in adulthood [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ] , and our results confirm that a relatively early menarche is associated with adult obesity among both white and black women.

  • I grant teenagers their last fling of childish freedom before adulthood begins to descend.

  • This "ornamental culture" is like a perpetual twilight of adolescence; it is a thwarted adulthood.

  • Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) are secreted signaling molecules of the TGF-β superfamily that have been implicated in the control of a host of critical developmental phenomena in the central and peripheral nervous systems [ 1 2 3 ] . BMP-5, one of the more prominently expressed BMPs in the nervous system, has been detected in multiple regions of the nervous system throughout development and into adulthood [ 3 4 5 6 ] , yet its biological activities in the nervous system are not well defined.

  • These triumphs of adulthood are hard won, and as you said about children, they often spring from darkness and grief.

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