PUBESCENT

An adjective describing either a young male or female going through puberty. It describes the period of rapid growth, physiological and psychological changes leading to sexual maturity.

PUBESCENT: "The pubescent changes the Ricky was experiencing were hard on everyone, including him."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PUBESCENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pubescent/ (accessed November 15, 2019).
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