childlikeness
noun see childlike

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • childlikeness — noun The state or quality of being childlike …   Wiktionary

  • childlikeness — child·like·ness …   English syllables

  • childlikeness — noun see childlike II …   Useful english dictionary

  • childlike — childlikeness, n. /chuyld luyk /, adj. like a child, as in innocence, frankness, etc.; befitting a child: childlike trust. [1580 90; CHILD + LIKE] Syn. young, ingenuous, simple, guileless, trusting, innocent. See childish. Ant. sophisticated,… …   Universalium

  • childlike — adjective Date: 1586 resembling, suggesting, or appropriate to a child or childhood; especially marked by innocence, trust, and ingenuousness < childlike delight > • childlikeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fluxus — a name taken from a Latin word meaning to flow is an international network of artists, composers and designers noted for blending different artistic media and disciplines in the 1960s. They have been active in Neo Dada noise music and visual art… …   Wikipedia

  • Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha — infobox Book | name = Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha title orig = translator = image caption = Cover of hardback edition author = Roddy Doyle illustrator = cover artist = country = Ireland language = English series = genre = Novel publisher = Secker and… …   Wikipedia

  • Little Dee — Infobox webcomic| title = Little Dee caption = author = Christopher Baldwin url = http://www.littledee.net/ status = Monday Saturday began = June 7, 2004 ended = genre = ratings = Little Dee is a webcomic by Christopher Baldwin about a little… …   Wikipedia

  • Oxenford, John — • English dramatist, critic, translator, and song writer (1812 1877) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Oxenford, John     John Oxenford …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John Oxenford —     John Oxenford     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► John Oxenford     Dramatist, critic, translator, and song writer, b. in London, 12 Aug., 1812; d. there 21 Feb., 1877. Mostly self educated, for a time he was under the tuition of a brilliant and… …   Catholic encyclopedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”