emotional age


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e·mo·tion·al age

a measure of emotional maturity by comparison with average emotional development.

emotional age

Etymology: L, emovere, to disturb; L, aetas, age
the age of an individual as determined by the stage of emotional development reached.

emotional age

Judgment of age with respect to the stage of emotional development.
See also: age
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Super Will saves the day by becoming the boy's best mate - by merely acting his emotional age.