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puerile

adjective uk   /ˈpjʊə.raɪl/  us   /ˈpjʊr.ɪl/ disapproving
behaving in a silly way, not like an adult: I find his sense of humour rather puerile.
puerility
noun [U] uk   /pjʊəˈrɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /pjʊrˈɪl.ə.t̬i/
Translations of “puerile”
in Chinese (Traditional) 幼稚的,傻氣的…
in Russian инфантильный…
in Turkish çocukça davranan, çocuksu, aptalca davranan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 幼稚的,傻气的…
in Polish infantylny…
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