SYNONYMS FOR childlike
Related formschild·like·ness, nounun·child·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for childlike
But then the summit gives way to the other side of the hill, and a childlike glee arises from the whooooosh of the descent.
Too many people reverted to a childlike state, and they wanted a daddy-protector.The U.S. Will Torture Again—and We’re All to Blame|Michael Tomasky|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their playful exhibitions are often meant to be interactive and instill a childlike sense of joy in the viewer.
“Her reporting was childlike but graphic,” says the documents.Inside the Shocking Custody Case Court Documents that Shed Light on the Dylan Farrow-Woody Allen Saga|Marlow Stern|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Childlike Elvis Presley was amusing but a complete failure in the feathers.Rita Moreno, SAG Life Achievement Award Winner, Talks Brando, Elvis And West Side Story|Sandra McElwaine|January 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They would die for a smile from Csar, gazing at him with eyes of childlike adoration.The Death of the Gods|Dmitri Mrejkowski
We have lost the childlike power of living without conscious aims.Over Prairie Trails|Frederick Philip Grove
Elsie's childlike eyes had been watching the evening shadow of the cliffs creep along the valley after the retreating sunlight.Bloom of Cactus|Robert Ames Bennet
A childlike fear had seized her, there, suddenly, between these two silent figures: the living and the dead.I Will Repay|Baroness Emmuska Orczy
An Indian legend pours cruel scorn upon this childlike megalomania: A fox had fallen into a stream and was drowning.Morals and the Evolution of Man|Max Simon Nordau