Noun(1) an abnormal condition in which an older child or adult retains infantile characteristics(2) infantile behavior in mature persons
(1) Typically, despite the fact that the city's police confessed that more damage was done on the average Saturday night in the city, it was the anarchists and their infantilism that stole the headlines the next day.(2) his comedy is a blend of slapstick and sentimental infantilism(3) If the Scottish parliament doesn't help Scotland emerge from its infantilism , it will not have been worth the effort.(4) There is a kind of infantilism about the booze and football culture of urban Scotland, and an inability to cope with complicated issues.(5) Symonds (1975) described similar regressed and dependent behaviour in victims of crime as traumatic psychological infantilism .(6) It's an example of infantilism , a regressive desire for boundarylessness, a plea for a love object that never disappoints.(7) He explains, ‘Among the conditions which are expressions of degeneracy of the body are three conditions known as infantilism , masculinism, and feminism.’(8) Jan follows such an entropic arc, but his initial infantilism makes one wonder if the war has eroded his psyche or merely amplified the selfishness that defined his character long before the violence began.(9) Even the memory of terror, with the criminal not present, can produce traumatic psychological infantilism .(10) It shows the creeping infantilism of American pop culture.(11) Can such paternalism on the part of our rulers lead to anything but infantilism on the part of the people?(12) Of course they write about it all the time, but that is the standard infantilism of French intellectual life.(13) The old question was, How can otherwise sensible people, in affirming God as a source of meaning, manifest, such infantilism ?(14) The characters' grotesque infantilism and puerile sense of humour is an important part of what is being satirised.(15) That points not to an ideological malice worth worrying about but probably to the harmless political infantilism of a zealous minority of Whitlamites.(16) In her ten books of poetry, in her two published novels as well as in her reviews and essays there is a response to this challenge not to live a kind of ethical infantilism .
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