infantile

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in·fan·tile

 (ĭn′fən-tīl′, -tĭl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to infants or infancy.
2. Displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; childish: infantile behavior; an infantile remark. See Synonyms at young.

[Middle English infantil, from Latin īnfantīlis, from īnfāns, īnfant-, infant; see infant.]
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infantile

(ˈɪnfənˌtaɪl)
adj
1. like a child in action or behaviour; childishly immature; puerile
2. of, relating to, or characteristic of infants or infancy
3. in an early stage of development
infantility n
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in•fan•tile

(ˈɪn fənˌtaɪl, -tɪl)

adj.
1. characteristic of or befitting an infant; babyish; childish.
2. of or pertaining to infants or infancy.
[1690–1700; < Latin infantīlis; see infant, -ile2]
in`fan•til′i•ty (-ˈtɪl ɪ ti) n.
syn: See childish.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.infantile - indicating a lack of maturity; "childish tantrums"; "infantile behavior"
immature - characteristic of a lack of maturity; "immature behavior"
2.infantile - of or relating to infants or infancy; "infantile paralysis"
3.infantile - being or befitting or characteristic of an infant; "infantile games"
young, immature - (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people"
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infantile

adjective childish, immature, puerile, babyish, young, weak This kind of humour is infantile and boring.
developed, adult, mature
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infantile

adjective
1. Of or like a baby:
2. Of or characteristic of a child, especially in immaturity:
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Translations
אינפנטיליילדותי
infantilis

infantile

[ˈɪnfəntaɪl]
A. ADJinfantil (also Med)
don't be so infantile!¡no seas niño!
B. CPD infantile paralysis Nparálisis f inv infantil
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infantile

[ˈɪnfəntaɪl] adj (= childish) → infantileinfant mortality nmortalité f infantile
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infantile

adj
(= childish)kindisch, infantil
(Med) → Kinder-
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infantile

[ˈɪnfənˌtaɪl] adjinfantile
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in·fan·tile

a. infantil, pueril;
___ acropustulosisacropustulosis ___;
___ autismautismo ___;
___ eczemaeczema ___;
___ hypothyroidismhipotiroidismo ___;
___ osteomalaciaosteomalacia ___;
___ paralysisparálisis ___;
___ purulent conjunctivitisconjuntivitis purulenta ___;
___ scurvyescorbuto ___;
___ spinal muscular atrophyatrofia muscular ___ de la espina dorsal.
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infantile

adj infantil, relativo a los bebés
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References in periodicals archive ?
(51) The Septuagint, by using three different translations for pea, points to three aspects of the semantic field: akakos points to innocence and harmlessness, aphrton to an intellectual deficit, and nepios to infantility. (52)
Besides the glaring economic deprivations, the protesters were fighting against the moral corruption of their societies by these authoritarian yet weak neocolonial regimes, their political infantility and diminution of their countries' enormous potential.
(2.) Laura Thompson, 'To Infantility and Beyond!', Independent on Sunday, 1.8.04.