Childhood synonyms

chīld'ho͝od'

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The state or period of infancy.
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Young people considered as a group.
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The quality or condition of being juvenile; youthfulness.
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The period during which one is under legal age.
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A deterioration of mental faculties associated with aging.
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(Medicine) The branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of children.
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(Politics, used attributively of a party, government, etc.) Empowered by or representing a minority (usually a plurality) of votes cast, legislative seats, etc., rather than an outright majority thereof.
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A transitional period of development between an initial or early phase and an established or mature phase:
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The time of life when one is expected to take responsibility for one's own actions and well-being.
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More generally used to describe a person prior to the age of majority.
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(Plural only) The second decade of a century: the 1910s, 2010s, etc. The oneties, the tens.
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The definition of maturity is adulthood, or is the state of being fully developed, or the time when a note is due and payable.
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The definition of childish is a person or thing that is silly, immature, like a child or directed at children.
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The definition of immature is something that isn’t fully grown or developed.
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Of or having to do with infants or infancy
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The stage of physical development when secondary sex characteristics develop and sexual reproduction first becomes possible: in common law, the age of puberty is generally fixed at fourteen for boys and twelve for girls
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Of or pertaining to pediatrics, the branch of medicine dealing with the care and treatment of children.
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Youth; the condition of being immature or not fully grown
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Not interesting; dull:
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Characteristic of youth or immaturity; childish
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Immature, especially in being silly or trivial; childish.
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(Uncountable) The state of being childish.
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Plural form of descendant
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All of a person's descendants
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A child or children of a parent or parents:
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An instance of this
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Books for children
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(Uncountable) The state of being a girl.
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The period during which one is a pupil
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The quality or state of being junior.
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The quality or state of being pubescent
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The condition of not having reached puberty.
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Quality of being infantile
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Childish behavior in an adult, especially as a symptom of mental illness.
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Find another word for childhood. In this page you can discover 46 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for childhood, like: nursery days, growing years, early years, babyhood, youth, juvenility, nonage, dotage, pediatrics, minority and tender age.