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Words nearby infantilism
Example sentences from the Web for infantilism
He has transferred his repressed infantilism from the lost family circle to the crowd.The Behavior of Crowds|Everett Dean Martin
The significance of "infantile sexual lesions" has also tended to give place to that of "infantilism of sexuality."Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
But in mild cases it may result in a simple myxedematous infantilism.Pedagogical Anthropology|Maria Montessori
The chief element in mental infantilism is maldevelopment of the will.
In them some degree of mental infantilism is of invariable occurrence.
British Dictionary definitions for infantilism
- a condition in which an older child or adult is mentally or physically undeveloped
- isolated instances of infantile behaviour in mature persons