maturity-n; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: a state of full development

Commentary: MATURITY[+state][+development][+optimal][+natural]

Dogs reach sexual maturity within a year of life.
These pears have passed their maturity and probably won't taste good. (beyond optimal ripeness)
Seeing the world through the eyes of others is one sign of emotional maturity..
This wine has reached its maturity and should be drunk within the next three months.
Good diet and exercise can contribute to good health throughout maturity and into old age.

PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: exhibiting grownup behavior, wise or sound judgement

Commentary: MATURITY[+quality][+behavior][+grownup][+desirable]
NOTE: this carries a positive sense, it is considered a desirable trait

The child's solo violin playing exhibited maturity beyond his years. (a prodigy)
Mary's teenager showed maturity in apologizing for his rude behavior.
Some critics have questioned the maturity of the candidate's judgement on foreign policy.

PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: the date on which a financial obligation must be repaid

Commentary: MATURITY[+time][+date][+calendar][+repayment][+obligation][+financial]

What is the date of maturity for this insurance policy?
A portfolio with staggered maturities contains short term, mid term and long term bonds. (different dates)
Having matched maturities (assets and liabilities have same dates) is a way to reduce interest rate risk.

PropBank: maturity.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3