Such were the puerilities of the Sabbath Law among the Jews.
It is tedious to copy out the puerilities of such parallelisms.
In the second stanza, the Bard is well described; but in the third we have the puerilities of obsolete mythology.
His puerilities and eccentricities, we are told, amounted almost to madness.
No wonder that those who preceded me have indulged in puerilities to swell out their books.
I queried, interested, in spite of myself, at these puerilities.
Corneille found the stage and every other department of literature infested with these puerilities, into which he rarely fell.
I fear you may think these puerilities, dear Major Frankfort.
Exactitude incommodes us and rules we regard as puerilities.
One must have passed two years in solitude to be able to comprehend these puerilities.
late 15c., from Middle French puérilité (15c.), from Latin puerilitatem (nominative puerilitas) "childishness," from puerilis "boyish, youthful; childish, trivial, silly," from puer "child, boy," from PIE *pau- (1) "few, little," with sense extended to "small, young" (cf. Latin putus "boy," Sanskrit putrah "son, boy," Avestan puthra- "son, child;" see few (adj.)).