infantile

[ in-fuhn-tahyl, -til ]SEE DEFINITION OF infantile

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No bitterness, but a divine, infantile gaiety attended the departure.

Infantile paradoxy is, however, very different to senile paradoxy.

It is infantile paralysis, a disease common with delicate children.

It is not infantile paralysis, and he can not yet say what 345 it is.

First that infantile, inexcusable business of the shutters, and now this!

But it is quite certain that the infantile death-rate is extremely high.

Nothing was important enough to delay attention to an infantile whimper.

"I want some money," she says, with a kind of infantile gayety.

The earlier fate of these infantile members of the boat population is sad.

Then with infantile persistence he returned to his old love.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "pertaining to infants," from Latin infantilis "pertaining to an infant," from infans (see infant). Sense of "infant-like" is from 1772.

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