infantine
adjective Date: 1603 infantile, childish

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  • Infantine — In fan*tine (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. enfantin.] Infantile; childish. [1913 Webster] A degree of credulity next infantine. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • infantine — index jejune (lacking maturity), juvenile, puerile Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • infantine — [in′fən tīn΄; ] also [, in′fəntēn΄, in′fəntin] adj. [Fr infantin, enfantin] var. of INFANTILE …   English World dictionary

  • infantine — ˈinfən.ˌtīn, tēn adjective Etymology: French infantin, from Middle French, alteration (influenced by Latin infant , infans infant) of enfantin, from Old French, from enfant infant + in ine more at infant : infantile infantine wailing …   Useful english dictionary

  • infantine — /in feuhn tuyn , tin/, adj. infantile. [1595 1605; INFANT + INE1, modeled on MF enfantin] * * * …   Universalium

  • infantine — adjective Infantile; childish …   Wiktionary

  • infantine — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of or like a baby: babyish, cherubic, childlike, infantile. See YOUTH …   English dictionary for students

  • infantine — adj. childish, immature, infantile …   English contemporary dictionary

  • infantine — [ ɪnf(ə)ntʌɪn] adjective archaic term for infantile …   English new terms dictionary

  • infantine — a. See infantile …   New dictionary of synonyms

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