Focus on the pronunciation of adolescent
English definition of “adolescent”
› between the ages of a child and an adult: The two adolescent boys made their mother very tired. › If you describe an adult as adolescent, you mean that the person is behaving in a silly way. adolescence
/ˌæd·əlˈes·əns/ n [C/U] › [C] He had an unhappy adolescence. adolescent
/ˌæd·əlˈes·ənt/ n [C] › I teach in a middle school, because I like young adolescents.