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synonyms for childlike

  • childish
  • guileless
  • artless
  • credulous
  • immature
  • ingenuous
  • natural
  • simple
  • spontaneous
  • trustful
  • trusting
  • unaffected
  • unfeigned
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antonyms for childlike

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  • complicated
  • untrusting
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How to use childlike in a sentence

He could been my son, but I felt childlike before his authority.
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Stephan Pastis, creator of “Pearls Before Swine,” views Calvin as an expression of pure childlike id, yet thinks there is a whole other dynamic that makes many of Calvin’s acts of imagination so appealing.
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I looked up at the stars and felt my childlike wonder return.
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There’s a real sense of childlike treasure-hunting tied to foraging.
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With childlike confidence he follows the advice of some more or less honest dealer.
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In his childlike, impulsive fashion he had not thought of the future when he adopted Jean.
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There was in his voice a sound of warm yet almost childlike enthusiasm, with which she was becoming very familiar.
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So Aristide, in his childlike way, found remarkable happiness in Beverly Stoke.
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By way of showing a pretty, childlike impatience, she began to beat time with her feet to the spirited air the band was playing.
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That is why our little sailor-boys, though their hearts are childlike still, have the spirit of gallant veterans.
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WORDS RELATED TO CHILDLIKE

  • childlike
  • green
  • gullible
  • inexperience
  • innocent
  • naïve
  • unworldly
  • wet behind the ears
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