English to Afrikaans Meaning :: puerile

Puerile :
kinderachtig
- kinderachtig
 

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Adjective(1) of or characteristic of a child(2) displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

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(1) The characters' grotesque infantilism and puerile sense of humour is an important part of what is being satirised.(2) And rather than enjoying my puerile comments, Scarlett was stung.(3) It all seems so puerile and, dare I say it, insensitive.(4) Two best man speeches at the reception as well, that's twice the opportunity for inane and puerile humour.(5) This whole project sounds like the most puerile , childish and willfully obnoxious cinematic venture in years.(6) Such a success story, so unapologetically, cheerfully puerile .(7) Still think its hilarious though, but I'm a generally juvenile (and puerile !) person.(8) No puerile , childish criticisms will diminish their importance, nor minimise their influence on our national psyche.(9) Seriously, my friends, this a deep and meaningful lesson, not just a puerile , unfunny swipe at poor people.(10) Essentially, this takes the form of an oppositional dualism that frequently manifests itself in demonstrably puerile ways.(11) It's a puerile ideal - in real life we're all far too independent and self-centered to want to dissolve ourselves in another person.(12) For some the right to a fair trial is trumped by rubber-necking, political opportunism and puerile attention seeking.(13) Swift uses this story to satirize the petty divisions and puerile squabbling of Christian sects.(14) There was a certain puerile joy in her, a childish excitement shone in her eyes.(15) When we see our politicians acting in such a puerile and childish manner is it any wonder the country is awash with apathy and cynicism?(16) Because the reasoning would be too puerile and the attempted association too reminiscent of the methods of Stalinism.
Synonyms
Adjective
1. childish ::
kinderagtige
2. immature ::
onvolwasse
3. infantile ::
infantiele
4. juvenile ::
jeugdige
6. silly ::
dom
7. inane ::
verspotte
8. fatuous ::
sot
9. jejune ::
nugter
10. asinine ::
asinine
11. foolish ::
dwaas
12. petty ::
kleinlik
Antonyms
1. adult ::
volwasse
2. mature ::
volwasse
Different Forms
puerile
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