infantine


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in·fan·tine

 (ĭn′fən-tīn′, -tĭn)
adj.
Infantile; childish.

infantine

(ˈɪnfənˌtaɪn)
adj
another word for infantile
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infantine

adjective
Of or like a baby:
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With that he fell into a quiet slumber:--subsided into such a gentle, pleasant sleep, that it was quite infantine.
And as the omnibus drove off I saw Peggy with the infantine procession at her tail, marching with great dignity towards the stall of a neighbouring lollipop-woman.
The large man was always home precisely at ten o'clock at night, at which hour he regularly condensed himself into the limits of a dwarfish French bedstead in the back parlour; and the infantine sports and gymnastic exercises of Master Bardell were exclusively confined to the neighbouring pavements and gutters.
He sank back again in renewed insensibility and rigidity, which lasted for many hours, and was only broken by a flickering return of consciousness, in which he took passively everything that was given to him, and seemed to have a sort of infantine satisfaction in Maggie's near presence,--such satisfaction as a baby has when it is returned to the nurse's lap.
Abbot, I think, gave me credit for being a sort of infantine Guy Fawkes.
had awoke so innocently, and had astonished Benjamin by the infantine nonsense which he talked?
God knows how infantine the memory may have been, that was awakened within me by the sound of my mother's voice in the old parlour, when I set foot in the hall.
With such infantine graces as a total want of observation, memory, understanding, and interest, and an eternal disposition to fall asleep over the fire and into it, Mr.
They did not think of sitting down, but stood at the toilet-table near the window while Rosamond took off her hat, adjusted her veil, and applied little touches of her finger-tips to her hair--hair of infantine fairness, neither flaxen nor yellow.
The infantine appeal to their common sympathies, at once restored cheerfulness to the conversation, and harmony to the company.
He, meanwhile, extended his plump hand as he had seen his father and mother do, and watched the waving of the insect's wings with infantine delight.
I clap my hands in infantine joy and amazement before the first opening to me of this august magnificence, old with the love and homage of innumerable ages, young with the life of life, the sunbright Mecca of the desert.