Example sentences for: adulthood

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

  • (Sheehy's key works in this regard are Passages , which deals with life up until one's 50s; The Silent Passage (1991), about menopause; New Passages (1995), about the second adulthood that begins in one's 50s; and Understanding Men's Passages (1998), about male menopause.)

  • A few years later I would present a symposium paper titled Scholarship as Play, saying academic pursuits manifest the human tendency to extend the learning activity of play all the way through adulthood instead of abandoning it after adolescence, as most other mammals do.

  • The evidence is on the screen" (the New York Times ). Joe Morgenstern writes, "Lest I, too, go round in circles trying to convey the dense texture of this exquisite film, I'll simply say that [it] seizes your mind and stays in your heart" (the Wall Street Journal ). The story follows two lovers who meet at the age of 8 and cycle in and out of each other's lives through adulthood.

  • While birth weight alone may predict risk for adult diseases, [ 8 27 ] most published data emanate from an era when few premature babies survived until adulthood.

  • Whereas women who underwent an early menarche had elevated mean levels of BMI, weight and skinfold thicknesses in adulthood, levels of these characteristics differed only slightly between women who experienced an intermediate (age, 12-13.


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