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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