indicating a lack of maturity
"childish tantrums"; "infantile behavior"
of or relating to infants or infancy
being or befitting or characteristic of an infant
Pertaining to infants.
of or pertaining to infancy, or to an infant; similar to, or characteristic of, an infant; childish; as, infantile behavior
Origin: [L. infantilis: cf. F. infantile. See Infant.]
The numerical value of infantile in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of infantile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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Sleep is an eight-hour peep show of infantile erotica.
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge
To mature means to take responsibility for your life, to be on your own. Psychoanalysis fosters the infantile state by considering that the past is responsible for the illness.
Man is insatiable for power; he is infantile in his desires and, always discontented with what he has, loves only what he has not. People complain of the despotism of princes; they ought to complain of the despotism of man.
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