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Meaning of PUERILITY

Pronunciation:  `pyoou'rilitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a property characteristic of a child
  2. [n]  the state of a child between infancy and adolescence
 

PUERILITY is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: childhood, childishness
 
 See Also: immatureness, immaturity, youngness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pu`er*il"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Puerilities}. [L.
puerilitas: cf. F. pu['e]rilit['e].]
1. The quality of being puerile; childishness; puerileness.
   --Sir T. Browne.

2. That which is puerile or childish; especially, an
   expression which is flat, insipid, or silly.

 

 

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