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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BABYISHNESS

Fluff, for all her extreme fairness and babyishness, had not a doll's face.

And so Angus laughed at me, and said they might stay, as he'd another pair at home—and teased me terribly over my babyishness.

Frieda had always been such a funny mixture of babyishness and worldly wisdom.

There was a half-sad expression now on her face, which had resumed all its babyishness again.

WORD ORIGIN

1753, from baby (n.) + -ish. Earlier in same sense was babish (1530s).

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