Definition of Infantilization

1. Noun. The act or process of infantilizing, or treating a non-infant as an infant ¹



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Definition of Infantilization

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infantilization

infantile spastic paraplegia
infantile spinal muscular atrophy
infantile tetany
infantilely
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infantilities
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infantilization (current term)
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Literary usage of Infantilization

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1. Patronage Or Partnership: Local Capacity Building in Humanitarian Crises by Ian Smillie (2001)
"... development by outsiders “as if [villagers] could not develop themselves. This infantilization of the deprived population. . . is the primary reason why ..."

2. Good News from New England: And Other Writings on the Killings at Weymouth by Jack Dempsey (2001)
"American blood pudding is a saccharine substitute for real engagement with the past, an infantilization that forfeits "for" people the chance for perception ..."

3. Adolescent Sexual Development and Sexuality: Assessment and Interventionsby Donna A. Gaffney, Carol Roye, Civic Research Institute by Donna A. Gaffney, Carol Roye, Civic Research Institute (2003)
"... 3-4 Individualism, 4-4 Inductive reasoning, adolescence and, 2-3-2-4 infantilization, of chronically ill adolescents, 15-2-15-3 Informed consent, ..."

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