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young    : [j'ʌŋ]
Young \Young\, n.
The offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring
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[The egg] bursting with kindly rupture, forth disclosed
Their callow young. --Milton.
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{With young}, with child; pregnant.
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Young \Young\ (y[u^]ng), a. [Compar. {Younger}
(y[u^][ng]"g[~e]r); superl. {Youngest} (-g[e^]st).] [OE.
yung, yong, [yogh]ong, [yogh]ung, AS. geong; akin to OFries.
iung, iong, D. joing, OS., OHG., & G. jung, Icel. ungr, Sw. &
Dan. ung, Goth. juggs, Lith. jaunas, Russ. iunuii, L.
juvencus, juvenis, Skr. juva[,c]a, juvan. [root]281. Cf.
{Junior}, {Juniper}, {Juvenile}, {Younker}, {Youth}.]
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1. Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet
arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old;
juvenile; -- said of animals; as, a young child; a young
man; a young fawn.
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For he so young and tender was of age. --Chaucer.
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"Whom the gods love, die young," has been too long
carelessly said; . . . whom the gods love, live
young forever. --Mrs. H. H.
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2. Being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young
plant; a young tree.
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While the fears of the people were young. --De Foe.
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3. Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed;
ignorant; weak.
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Come, come, elder brother, you are too young in
this. --Shak.
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adj 1: (used of living things especially persons) in an early
period of life or development or growth; "young people"
[synonym: {young}, {immature}] [ant: {old}]
2: (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before
complete maturity; "new potatoes"; "young corn" [synonym: {new},
3: suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh; "he is young for his
age" [synonym: {youthful}, {vernal}, {young}]
4: being in its early stage; "a young industry"; "the day is
still young"
5: not tried or tested by experience; "unseasoned artillery
volunteers"; "still untested in battle"; "an illustrator
untried in mural painting"; "a young hand at plowing" [synonym:
{unseasoned}, {untested}, {untried}, {young}]
n 1: any immature animal [synonym: {young}, {offspring}]
2: United States film and television actress (1913-2000) [synonym:
{Young}, {Loretta Young}]
3: United States civil rights leader (1921-1971) [synonym: {Young},
{Whitney Young}, {Whitney Moore Young Jr.}]
4: British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave
theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of
color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering
the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829) [synonym:
{Young}, {Thomas Young}]
5: United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959) [synonym:
{Young}, {Pres Young}, {Lester Willis Young}]
6: English poet (1683-1765) [synonym: {Young}, {Edward Young}]
7: United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
[synonym: {Young}, {Cy Young}, {Danton True Young}]
8: United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the
assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from
Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877) [synonym: {Young},
{Brigham Young}]
9: young people collectively; "rock music appeals to the young";
"youth everywhere rises in revolt" [synonym: {young}, {youth}]
[ant: {aged}, {elderly}]

95 Moby Thesaurus words for "young":
adolescent, babies, babyhood, babyish, boyhood, boyish, brood,
callow, childish, childkind, childlike, children, clutch, crude,
dewy, ever-new, evergreen, farrow, firsthand, fledgling,
florescent, flowering, fresh, fry, get, girlhood, girlish, green,
hatch, immature, inexperienced, infant, infantile, innocent,
intact, issue, junior, juvenal, juvenescent, juvenile, kids,
litter, little kids, little ones, maiden, maidenly, minor, naive,
neoteric, nest, nestling, new, new generation, offspring, original,
pristine, progeny, pubescent, puerile, raw, rising generation,
sempervirent, small fry, sophomoric, spat, spawn, teenaged, tots,
unbeaten, undeveloped, unfinished, unfledged, unformed, unhandled,
uninitiated, unpracticed, unripe, unseasoned, unsophisticated,
untouched, untried, untrodden, unused, unversed, vernal, virgin,
virginal, young blood, young fry, young people, youngling, youth,
youthful, youthlike, youthy

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