Definitions for infantilizeˈɪn fən tlˌaɪz, -taɪˌlaɪz, ɪnˈfæn tlˌaɪz

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in•fan•til•izeˈɪn fən tlˌaɪz, -taɪˌlaɪz, ɪnˈfæn tlˌaɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. to keep in or reduce to an infantile state.

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  2. to treat or regard as infantile.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of infantilize:




  1. infantilize(Verb)

    To reduce (a person) to the state or status of an infant.

  2. infantilize(Verb)

    To treat (a person) like a child.


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