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puerile

  

      adj  
1    exhibiting silliness; immature; trivial  
2    of or characteristic of a child  
     (C17: from Latin puerilis childish, from puer a boy)  
  puerilely      adv  
  puerility      n  
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puerile

  
  
babyish, childish, foolish, immature, inane, infantile, irresponsible, jejune, juvenile, naive, petty, ridiculous, silly, trivial, weak  
  
Antonyms     
   adult, grown-up, mature, responsible, sensible  

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