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adjective     immature pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    an immature person behaves in a silly way, as though they are much younger than they really are

    I don’t know why you like him – he’s so immature.

    1. a.
      used about someone’s behavior

      He felt a kind of immature pride in the fact that he had stolen more than his friends.

  2. 2
    not fully grown or developed

    immature plants

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     immaturity pronunciation in American English
/ˌɪməˈtʃʊrəti/ noun [uncountable]


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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