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second childhood

noun [S] uk   us  
a situation in which someone starts to behave like a child, especially because of mental weakness caused by old age: Her grandfather's in his second childhood and talks nonsense most of the time.
Translations of “second childhood”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤因年老智力衰退造成的)第二童年期…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤因年老智力衰退造成的)第二童年期…
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