puerility

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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 flat, insipid, or silly
Last modified on 12 September 2013, at 16:46