noun, plural pu·er·il·i·ties.
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Origin of puerility
OTHER WORDS FROM puerilitynon·pu·er·il·i·ty, noun, plural non·pu·er·il·i·ties.
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Example sentences from the Web for puerility
I must not say David: he, to be sure, is far above any such puerility.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)|Florence A. Thomas Marshall
A long pinafore, and a child's cap, are employed to carry out the theory of his puerility.Rowlandson the Caricaturist. First Volume|Joseph Grego
The habits and dress of the people have always been primitive, and their laws simple to puerility.Alonzo Fitz and Other Stories|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
And we bolster up our satisfaction by pointing to some mistake of logic or some puerility of statement.A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann
Eternal puerility of penal repressions applied to things of the soul!