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  • n  an abnormal condition in which an older child or adult retains infantile characteristics
  • n  infantile behavior in mature persons

  • This summer, Adam Sandler dispensed with his standard idiot character and his movies' gay-baiting infantilism to play a borderline adult in the rambunctious, satisfying You Don't .
  • Indeed, it is a kind of celebration of male infantilism (otherwise known as the movies).
  • Will Ferrell's lock on macho infantilism retrofits the '70s relic Land of the Lost A Night to Forget (Movies) In The Hangover, gags rule A Bitter Angel in Showtime's Nurse Jackie .
News & Articles

  • Weiner’s wife
    What exactly did Anthony Weiner do? Let me count the ways. First, it’s virtual adultery and his texting show a sexual infantilism, they’re sophomoric and dare I say childlike. Read the texts, they’re pathetic. …
    July 27, 2013 - WPIX 11 New York
Quotes

  • Rowan Williams in Times Online
    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, speaking at the University of Glasgow last night, said: "I'm astonished that any editor gave the go-ahead to this disgusting and pathetic infantilism. Have we really got to this point of humiliation...
  • Boris Nemtsov in Times Online
    They are all for Russia to become a democratic country and they think that each of them is the right person. But Russia doesn't need political infantilism,Mr Nemtsov said. "I don't think we have any chance in the presidential race. We have...

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