infantilization

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

infantilize +‎ -ation

NounEdit

infantilization (countable and uncountable, plural infantilizations)

  1. The act or process of infantilizing, or treating a non-infant as an infant
    Nursing homes lead to an infantilization of the elderly.
Last modified on 23 August 2013, at 10:59