Definition of Childishnesses

1. Noun. (plural of childishness) ¹



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Definition of Childishnesses

1. childishness [n] - See also: childishness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Childishnesses

childhood absence epilepsy
childhood disintegrative disorder
childhood epilepsy with occipital paroxysms
childhood muscular dystrophy
childhood schizophrenia
childhood tuberculosis
childhood type tuberculosis
childhoodless
childhoodlike
childhoods
childie
childing
childish
childishly
childishness
childishnesses (current term)
childism
childless
childlessly
childlessness
childlessnesses
childlier
childliest
childlike
childlikeness
childlikenesses
childliness
childlovers

Literary usage of Childishnesses

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1. The Philosophy of Education: With Its Practical Application to a System and by James Simpson (1836)
"Tyrannies, caprices, and childishnesses—" Free" states of antiquity, Greece and Rome.—No recognised principle of liberty.—Ingratitude to public benefactors. ..."

2. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1860)
"... shared in what may be called, without a sneer, the childishnesses of his time, childishnesses often combined with mature powers and profound thought No ..."

3. The Later Nineteenth Century by George Saintsbury (1907)
"... and the childishnesses of most of the others. And it is not the most damning peculiarity of die verdammte Eace that, when it does not neglect or ignore ..."

4. Periods of European Literature by George Saintsbury (1907)
"... it is certainly present in the Wild Duck; it flashes and glimmers amid the crudities and the perversities and the childishnesses of most of the others. ..."

5. The Contemporary Review (1866)
"And her poetry, sometimes for a short interval well balanced and artistic, flies off into extravagances, and childishnesses, and not seldom degenerates into ..."

6. History of English Literature by Hippolyte Taine (1897)
"... of Dora, who after marriage continues to be a little girl, whose pouting, prettinesses, childishnesses, laughter, make the house gay, like the chirping ..."

7. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"... in the difficult pathways of the world, amid their falls, their weakness, and their childishnesses they will remain none the less children of God. ..."

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