Definition of nonage in English:

nonage

Pronunciation: /ˈnänij//ˈnōnij/

noun

formal
  • [in singular] The period of immaturity or youth.

    • ‘But Strawson does not give a sufficiently illuminating account of the general capacities that are absent or compromised in such conditions as nonage or insanity, in virtue of which our reactive attitudes are affected.’
    • ‘Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-imposed nonage.’
    youth, early years, early days, early life, infancy, babyhood, boyhood, girlhood, pre-teens, prepubescence, adolescence, teens, teenage years, young adulthood, immaturity
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Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French nonage, from non- non- + age age.

Pronunciation:

nonage

/ˈnänij//ˈnōnij/