infantile infantile  /ˈɪn fən tɪl/


  1. (adj) indicating a lack of maturity
  2. (adj) of or relating to infants or infancy
  3. (adj) being or befitting or characteristic of an infant


  1. Few babies under six months catch measles, scarlet fever, diphtheria or infantile paralysis.
  2. New York City had 195 cases of infantile paralysis July 25.
  3. Perhaps polio's other name, infantile paralysis, had something to do with it.


  • Apple iOS 7: Everything You Need to Know

    The new iOS 7 is here. Jony Ive's first iOS—minimalist, elegant, devoid of the infantile artifice that infected its recent incarnations. It's pretty impressive. And here's everything you need to know about it. Read more...        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Gizmodo


  1. In a piece in Maclean's today, White told Maclean's that only people who haven't followed him subscribe to "the infantile notion that I'm just after attention" and that "the 'controversial figure online' stuff is pretty recent, especially...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Armond White Source: New York Press

  2. "The nation is calling on us, the politicians, to move beyond our infantile bickering, our point-scoring and our mindlessly partisan politics and elevate at least this one core area of national responsibility to a rare position beyond the partisan...
    on May 22, 2008 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. Liberal environment critic David McGuinty believes the Tories' "stupid, cheap, infantile" attacks will backfire as Canadians compare them to Dion's "thoughtful, sincere" approach to the planet's most pressing issue of climate change.
    on Jun 15, 2006 By: David McGuinty Source: 940 News

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