Critical period

Critical period,

Definition of Critical period:

  1. Duration during which a deficiency, error, or non-conformance can have catastrophic or long-term effects.

  2. A period during someones development in which a particular skill or characteristic is believed to be most readily acquired.

Synonyms of Critical period

Critical point, Decisive point, Turning point, Crossroads, Critical period, Crux, Climax, Climacteric, Culmination, Height, Head, Moment of truth, Zero hour, Point of no return, Rubicon

How to use Critical period in a sentence?

  1. The early adolescent years are a critical period for social skill development, especially for children at risk for social failure.

Meaning of Critical period & Critical period Definition