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See definition of puerility on Dictionary.com
  • as infrivolity
  • as inimmaturity
  • as ininexperience
  • as insilliness
  • as instupidity

synonyms for puerility

  • levity
  • flightiness
  • flippancy
  • flirting
  • flummery
  • folly
  • frippery
  • frivolousness
  • fun
  • gaiety
  • game
  • giddiness
  • jest
  • lightheartedness
  • lightness
  • nonsense
  • play
  • shallowness
  • sport
  • superficiality
  • toying
  • trifling
  • triviality
  • volatility
  • whimsicality
  • whimsy
  • coquetting
  • dallying
  • fribble

antonyms for puerility

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  • sadness
  • seriousness
  • understanding
  • work
  • sensibility
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      How to use puerility in a sentence

      I must not say David: he, to be sure, is far above any such puerility.
      THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY, VOLUME I (OF 2)FLORENCE A. THOMAS MARSHALL
      A long pinafore, and a child's cap, are employed to carry out the theory of his puerility.
      ROWLANDSON THE CARICATURIST. FIRST VOLUMEJOSEPH GREGO
      The habits and dress of the people have always been primitive, and their laws simple to puerility.
      ALONZO FITZ AND OTHER STORIESMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
      And we bolster up our satisfaction by pointing to some mistake of logic or some puerility of statement.
      A PREFACE TO POLITICSWALTER LIPPMANN
      Eternal puerility of penal repressions applied to things of the soul!
      THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS, VOLUME 03VARIOUS
      And the seeming puerility of this effort to salve the wounds inflicted upon Nature had filled her with pitying contempt.
      THE MAN IN THE TWILIGHTRIDGWELL CULLUM
      Criticism is of an abject density and puerility—it doesn't exist—it writes the intellect of our race too low.
      THE LETTERS OF HENRY JAMES (VOLUME I)HENRY JAMES
      When the wilderness came to be settled by white men, courts were feeble to puerility, and every man was a law unto himself.
      OUR SOUTHERN HIGHLANDERSHORACE KEPHART
      But, the Sun will shine cheerfully for all the world in spite of puerility.
      WHY A NATIONAL LITERATURE CANNOT FLOURISH IN THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICAJOSEPH ROCCHIETTI
      The manner in which the nature of the distinct and indestructible atom was arrived at, shows the puerility of the theory.
      STUDIES IN THE OUT-LYING FIELDS OF PSYCHIC SCIENCEHUDSON TUTTLE
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