puerilism
noun Date: 1924 childish behavior especially as a symptom of mental disorder

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  • puerilism — PUERILÍSM s.n. Stare patologică în care bolnavul se află la nivelul psihicului unui copil. [pr.: pu e ] – Din fr. puérilisme. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 24.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  puerilísm s. n. (sil. pu e ) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • puerilism — [pyo͞o′əriz΄əm, pyoor′əliz΄əm] n. childishness, esp. as a symptom of emotional disorder in an adult …   English World dictionary

  • puerilism — /pyooh euhr euh liz euhm, pyoor euh /, n. Psychiatry. childishness in the behavior of an adult. [1920 25; PUERILE + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • puerilism — pu·er·il·ism …   English syllables

  • puerilism — pu•er•il•ism [[t]ˈpyu ər əˌlɪz əm, ˈpyʊər ə [/t]] n. Psychiatry. psi childishness in the behavior of an adult • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • puerilism — /ˈpjuərəlɪzəm/ (say pyoohuhruhlizuhm) noun 1. childishness. 2. Psychology → infantilism (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • puerilism — rəˌlizəm noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary puerile + ism : childish or infantile behavior especially as a psychiatric symptom of mental disorder …   Useful english dictionary

  • moria — MÓRIA s.f. invar. Tulburare psihică manifestată printr o stare de euforie, bună dispoziţie exagerată şi tendinţă de a face glume. [pr.: ri a] – Din ngr. moría. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  mória s. f. invar. (sil. ri a)… …   Dicționar Român

  • childishness — Synonyms and related words: anility, babyishness, boylikeness, caducity, callowness, childlikeness, decline, dotage, dotardism, girlishness, immaturity, imprudence, inadvisability, inattention, inconsideration, indiscreetness, indiscretion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • immaturity — Synonyms and related words: adulteration, amateurishness, amateurism, arrestment, babyishness, brand newness, callowness, childishness, coarseness, crudeness, crudity, defectibility, defectiveness, deficiency, dewiness, erroneousness, fallibility …   Moby Thesaurus

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