Precocious vs Valuable - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between precocious and valuable

is that precocious is characterized by exceptionally early development or maturity while valuable is having a great value.

As a noun valuable is

a personal possession such as jewellery, of relatively great monetary value; — usually used in plural form.

precocious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Characterized by exceptionally early development or maturity.
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  • Both groups, also, have already evolved precocious (intracapsular) spore germination.
  • Exhibiting advanced skills at an abnormally early age.
  • The precocious child began reading the newspaper at age four.

    Quotations

    * 1964 , , “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”, Mary Poppins , Walt Disney *: Mary: Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious / If you say it loud enough you'll always sound precocious

    Synonyms

    * tranty

    Antonyms

    * altricious * serotinous

    See also

    * prodigy

    valuable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having a great value.
  • valuable gemstones
  • estimable; deserving esteem
  • a valuable''' friend; a '''valuable companion

    Synonyms

    * (l), (l)

    Antonyms

    * worthless

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a personal possession such as jewellery, of relatively great monetary value; — usually used in plural form.