infantine

[in-fuh n-tahyn, -tin]
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Origin of infantine

1595–1605; infant + -ine1, modeled on Middle French enfantin
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Examples from the Web for infantine

Historical Examples of infantine

  • Lucy had not liked Ratia so little since the days of her infantine tyranny.

    Hopes and Fears

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • Okiok was gazing at him, however, with an air of the most infantine simplicity and deference.

    Red Rooney

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • We cannot, of course, convey the slightest idea of the infantine Eskimo lisp.

    Red Rooney

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • "I don't remember," said the culprit, knitting his brows in infantine thought.

  • But listen and I'll expound in words suitable to your infantine understanding.