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See definition of infantilism on Dictionary.com
  • as inimmaturity
  • as ininexperience

synonyms for infantilism

  • ignorance
  • callowness
  • childishness
  • greenness
  • imperfection
  • incompleteness
  • puerility
  • rawness
  • babyishness
  • childish behavior
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How to use infantilism in a sentence

He has transferred his repressed infantilism from the lost family circle to the crowd.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
The significance of "infantile sexual lesions" has also tended to give place to that of "infantilism of sexuality."
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 1 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
But in mild cases it may result in a simple myxedematous infantilism.
PEDAGOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGYMARIA MONTESSORI
The chief element in mental infantilism is maldevelopment of the will.
TICS AND THEIR TREATMENTHENRY MEIGNE
In them some degree of mental infantilism is of invariable occurrence.
TICS AND THEIR TREATMENTHENRY MEIGNE
It is quite unnecessary to construct such dreams as a return to infantilism, as a regression, as the Freudians generally do.
PSYCHOANALYSISANDR TRIDON
One of these suffered from infantilism, one turned out to be a drunkard, and the third became a social degenerate and drunkard.
BEING WELL-BORNMICHAEL F. GUYER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INFANTILISM

  • babyishness
  • callowness
  • childish behavior
  • childishness
  • greenness
  • ignorance
  • imperfection
  • incompleteness
  • infantilism
  • puerility
  • rawness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.