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puerility

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French puérilité, from Latin puerīlitās, from puerīlis (childish, juvenile), from puer (boy).

NounEdit

puerility (countable and uncountable, plural puerilities)

  1. The state, quality, or condition of being childish or puerile.
  2. That which is puerile or childish; especially, an expression which is insipid or silly.

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