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synonyms for infantile

  • childish
  • sophomoric
  • immature
  • juvenile
  • youthful
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  • mature
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How to use infantile in a sentence

The idea that we can enjoy the benefits of society while owing nothing in return is literally infantile.
SEBASTIAN JUNGER: WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT FREEDOMNATHAN S. WEBSTERMAY 31, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The United States got an F — and soon 550,000 dead — because the ignorant or infantile among us, wanting what they wanted when they wanted it, defeated the nation’s adults.
EVERYONE HAS FEELINGS ABOUT CROWD SIZE AT BALLGAMES. LET’S STICK WITH FACTS.THOMAS M. BOSWELLMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The seeds of future nightmares may be planted early in life, during what’s known as the “infantile amnesia” period, which lasts from birth to about age three and a half, and is a time of life during which virtually no enduring memories are formed.
SCIENTISTS ARE LEARNING TO READ—AND CHANGE—YOUR NIGHTMARESJEFFREY KLUGERAUGUST 6, 2020TIME
He led her by the hand, and confided to her infantile spirit all his thoughts, his illusions, his day-dreams.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The Scherzo is neither good nor bad; the trio is so innocent that it would be almost too infantile for a Sniegourotchka.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
He listened and heard soft breathing that stopped just short of being an infantile snore.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
She was apparently about six years of age, and the picture of infantile innocence and loveliness.
ADRIFT ON THE PACIFICEDWARD S. ELLIS
In respect of one symptom or several, many individuals may remain throughout life in an infantile condition.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
Recently the stable fly has been found to carry the dread disease known as infantile paralysis.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Two years later, Flexner isolated the bacillus of infantile paralysis and Plotz that of typhus fever.
INVENTIONBRADLEY A. FISKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INFANTILE

  • baby
  • childish
  • foolish
  • immature
  • infantile
  • juvenile
  • kid stuff
  • puerile
  • silly
  • sissy
  • sissyish
  • spoiled
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