Antonyms for childish

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I have often heard Pericles speak of his childish obstinacy and perseverance.

A girl of Frederica's age must be childish indeed, if such things do not strike her.

"So you can work—you really can work," repeated Angelique with childish joy.

Ah, that was only making believe and childish play; this was reality.

But just then my childish pride was grievously piqued by Philip's criticism.

Her childish adventure with the stranger had never been forgotten.

In short, I became a personality, and that sufficed for my childish pride.

And yet I was nearly fourteen at this time; but I was very puny and childish.

Well, after so many years I experienced the same bitter and childish sentiment.

His face, which had retained a childish expression, suddenly brightened.

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