HyperDic: infantilism

English > 2 senses of the word infantilism:
NOUNstateinfantilisman abnormal condition in which an older child or adult retains infantile characteristics / characteristics
actinfantilisminfantile behavior in mature persons
English > infantilism: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn abnormal condition in which an older child or adult retains infantile characteristics / characteristics.
Narrowerateleiosis, ateliosisA form of infantilism characterized by physical underdevelopment but normal intelligence
Broaderabnormality, abnormalcyAn abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
Spanishinfantilismo
English > infantilism: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaninginfantile behavior in mature persons.
Broadermisbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeedImproper or wicked or immoral behavior
Spanishinfantilismo
Catalaninfantilisme

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