Young in a sentence

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Definition of Young

  • Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; -- said of animals; as, a young child; a young man; a young fawn.
  • Being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree.
  • Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.
  • The offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively.
  • any immature animal
  • young people collectively
  • United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877)
  • United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
  • English poet (1683-1765)
  • United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)
  • British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829)
  • United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)
  • United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
  • (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth

How to use young in a sentence. Young pronunciation.

For there was a keen truthfulness in the young man's words which, however suave and carefully balanced, however gravely simple and tactful, left no doubt as to their meaning.
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David looked at Kaid as though he would read in his face the reply that he must make, but he did not see Kaid; he saw, rather, the face of one he had loved more than Jonathan had been loved by the young shepherd-prince of Israel.
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She was my mother's sister though she is almost as young as I.
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My life is in danger, and I am too young to go as my brother went.
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Thee is young, and it is spring with thee.
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The chains of the conscripts clanked in the river villages; the wailing of the women affrighted the pigeons in a thousand dovecotes on the Nile; the dust of despair was heaped upon the heads of the old, who knew that their young would no more return, and that the fields of dourha would go ungathered, the water-channels go unattended, and the onion-fields be bare.
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I did it for thy good- thou wert so young; thy life was all before thee!
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He was the young son of an Ohio nabob and was out there for recreation.
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Allegiance to Brigham Young and Utah was renounced, and a temporary territorial government for "Washoe" was instituted by the citizens.
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Our party consisted of four persons-a blacksmith sixty years of age, two young lawyers, and myself.
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Young Clagett (now member of Congress from Montana) unharnessed and fed and watered the horses; Oliphant and I cut sagebrush, built the fire and brought water to cook with; and old Mr. Ballou the blacksmith did the cooking.
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He did a young man's share of the work; and did his share of conversing and entertaining from the general stand-point of any age-not from the arrogant, overawing summit-height of sixty years.
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I was brought up to't when I was young: and spent my young days in Love my self; but being disabled by Age and Weakness, I had that Affection for the Trade, that I entertain'd others to carry it on; bringing 'em up to my hand with much care; and therefore surely I must needs have more experience in it than another: and if you won't acknowledge me to be the chief, and Mistress of you all, I'll make you.
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And therefore each of them should keep their several Stations; and acknowledge the Bawd for their Mistress, and the young Spend-Thrift for their Benefactor.
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How a Young Woman, by the help of an Old _Bawd_, Enjoy'd her Lover and Deceiv'd her Husband.
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These Reasons prevail'd with the young Gentlewoman to accept of the Old Cuff for a Husband; and they were married accordingly.
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I am acquainted, with a Gentleman, brisk, young and airy, One that's in the Flower of his Youth; That I am surely would gladly sacrifice himself and all he has to serve a Lady in your Circumstances; and I have that compassion for your Suffering that I would gladly lend my helping hand to bring so good a work as that about, that you might reap that Satisfaction which your Youth and Beauty calls for, and which your Husband is too impotent to give you.
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The Young Woman was soon perswaded to what she had before a Mind to.
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This being agreed upon, the old Bawd took her leave of the young Lady for that Time; and goes to a Spark with whom she was in Fee, and told him what a prize she had procured for him, and order'd him to Equip himself to the best advantage, and walk to and fro before the Window at such a time, when he should see her.
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He saw from the Chamber-Window where he was, the frequent Perambulation of the Amorous Gallant, and how he cast an Eye, as he passed by at his Ladies Window: This made the old Gentleman to apprehend there must be something more than ordinary in those reiterated Walks of the young Gallant; which gave the old Impotent so sensible a Disquiet, that he resolved to know the Bottom of it.
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Examples of Young

Example #1
There was nothing in them which could be challenged, could be construed into active criticism of men or things; and yet much he said was horrifying.
Example #2
Kaid addressed his conversation again and again to David, asking questions put to disconcert the consuls and other official folk present, confident in the naive reply which would be returned.
Example #3
In his ears he heard the voice that had called him in his sleep-the voice of Benn Claridge; and, at the same instant, there flashed into his mind a picture of himself fighting outside the tavern beyond Hamley and bidding farewell to the girl at the crossroads.
Example #4
What Joseph the Israelite did, thou canst do; for I am no more unjust than was that Rameses whom Joseph served.
Example #5
He saw the glance, and said: "I was writing to one who has been as a sister to me.
Example #6
It had raised in her mind, not a doubt, but an undefined, undefinable anxiety.