Mature vs Decrepit - What's the difference?

mature | decrepit |


As a noun mature

is masts (of a ship).

As a verb decrepit is

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mature

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Fully developed; grown up in terms of physical appearance, behaviour or thinking; ripe.
  • She is quite mature for her age.
  • Profound; careful.
  • The headmaster decided to expel the boy after a mature consideration.
  • (obsolete) Come to, or in a state of, completed suppuration.
  • Antonyms

    * (grown up) childish, immature * (profound) superficial

    Verb

  • To become mature; to ripen.
  • To gain experience or wisdom with age.
  • (finance) To reach the date when payment is due
  • Derived terms

    * mature up

    decrepit

    English

    Alternative forms

    * decrepid (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Weakened or worn out from age or wear
  • Derived terms

    * decrepitly * decrepitude

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