Definition of Precocity

1. Noun. Intelligence achieved far ahead of normal developmental schedules.

Exact synonyms: Precociousness
Generic synonyms: Intelligence
Derivative terms: Precocious, Precocious



Definition of Precocity

1. Noun. The state of being precocious ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Precocity

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Literary usage of Precocity

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1905)
"The general sense is that precocity means development in advance of some ... Many who talk of precocity do not even realize that the assumption of some such ..."

2. The Nineteenth Century (1886)
"GENIUS AND precocity. THE idea that genius reveals itself early in life does not at once recommend itself to common sense. Observation of nature as a whole ..."

3. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by William Holl, Neville Wood, Edward Mammatt (1837)
"... REMARKS ON MUSICAL precocity. ILLUSTRATED WITH CASES. By JL LEVISON. IP I had the technical knowledge of music possessed by the talented writer of the ..."

4. Criminal Sociology by Enrico Ferri, William West Smithers, Joseph Ignatius Kelly, John Lisle (1917)
"Two Objections to precocity as a Mark of the Categories of Bora and Habitual Criminals. Lombroso * has made two objections in connection with these two ..."

5. Criminal Sociology by Enrico Ferri, William West Smithers, Joseph Ignatius Kelly, John Lisle (1917)
"Two Objections to precocity as a Mark of the Categories of Born and Habitual Criminals. Lombroso' has made two objections in connection with these two ..."

6. Child Life in Colonial Days by Alice Morse Earle (1899)
"CHAPTER IX CHILDISH precocity Where babies, much to their surprise, ... There are many records of the precocity of children, preserved for us many times, ..."

7. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a Tour to by James Boswell (1884)
"But there has been another story of his infant precocity generally circulated, and generally believed, the truth of which I am to refute upon his own ..."

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