Thesaurus / childish
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There’s something about when you’re a parent and your children get sick, they get more childish.
THESE MOTHERS WANTED TO CARE FOR THEIR KIDS AND KEEP THEIR JOBS. NOW THEY'RE SUING AFTER BEING FIREDELIANA DOCKTERMANMARCH 3, 2021TIME
If anything, the only real surprise was that these childish actions were coming from a sitting member of Congress.
WHY THE EQUALITY ACT MATTERS FOR OUR FAMILY—AND FOR MANY OTHERS ACROSS AMERICAMARIE NEWMAN AND EVIE NEWMANMARCH 3, 2021TIME
Silly or not, childish or not, The Running Legs checked several boxes that would generally qualify it as a nightmare.
SCIENTISTS ARE LEARNING TO READ—AND CHANGE—YOUR NIGHTMARESJEFFREY KLUGERAUGUST 6, 2020TIME
In this case, I suspect, there was co-operant a strongly marked childish characteristic, the love of producing an effect.
One of the simplest of these childish tricks is the invention of an excuse for not instantly obeying a command, as "Come here!"
There is, perhaps, in this childish suffering often something more than the sense of being homeless and outcast.
Could this be the safe old house in which childish days had passed, in which all around were always friendly and familiar faces?
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Here, as in so many of these childish admirations, we have to do not with a purely æsthetic perception.
One other illustration of this keen childish dialectic when face to face with the accuser deserves to be touched on.
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