growing pains

Definitions of growing pains

n emotional distress arising during adolescence

Type of:
pain, painfulness
emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid

n problems that arise in enlarging an enterprise (especially in the early stages)

Type of:
problem, trouble
a source of difficulty

n pain in muscles or joints sometimes experienced by children and often attributed to rapid growth

Type of:
hurting, pain
a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder

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