Childishness Child"ish*ness, n. The state or quality of being childish; simplicity; harmlessness; weakness of intellect. [1913 Webster]

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  • childishness — childish ► ADJECTIVE 1) of, like, or appropriate to a child. 2) silly and immature. DERIVATIVES childishly adverb childishness noun …   English terms dictionary

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  • childishness — noun a) The state of being childish. b) Childish behaviour …   Wiktionary

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  • childishness — child·ish·ness …   English syllables

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  • childishness — A mark of senility; a mature person acting in the manner of a child …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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