puerile


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Synonyms for puerile

Synonyms for puerile

of or characteristic of a child, especially in immaturity

Synonyms for puerile

displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

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The words that passed between us were few and puerile in regard of the situation.
This obligation cost her so much that she consulted her director, the Abbe Couturier, upon the subject of this honest but puerile civility.
In an instant Raffles had seized the clubs, and was whirling them about his gray head in a mixture of childish pique and puerile bravado which I should have thought him altogether above.
R A W A L P I N D I -- Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) leader Maryam Nawaz on Sunday warned political foes that puerile tactics can't dent the popularity of Nawaz Sharif.
RAWALPINDI -- Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz on Sunday warned political foes that puerile tactics can't dent the popularity of Nawaz Sharif.
Judge Tim Gittins told him: "It would seem it was borne out of your reaction to puerile behaviour on the part of some of those in your accommodation.
8million against a budget of $15m, there's plenty of puerile fun to be had here.
Of course it was sexist and puerile - and it's funnier now than it was then for all those reasons.
BLUE JASMINE BAD NEIGHBOURS Sky Movies Comedy 10PM Puerile, wholly offensive and, yes, rather amusing comedy from the team that brought you This Is The End (which was no Citizen Kane, either).
Other beneficiaries are ruthless and brutal foreign criminals such as rapists, murderers and anybody born abroad who is a threat to public safety, national security and who cannot be deported for all sorts of puerile reasons.
Dans une declaration radiophonique, il a encore souligne que le consensus est devenu un dogme politique pour le mouvement Ennahdha et nous ne parlons plus de la revolue opposition puerile ', a-t-il dit.
They'll hear blue jokes and anti-feminist nonsense, the puerile mindset of superannuated schoolboys.
They may be odious and puerile but let's hear what they've got to say so that we can make an informed judgement based on our own prejudices not theirs.
But then, as the bad news piles in - whether it's the puerile, dangerous antics of the Green Brigade or a government determined to grind down the poor - it's sometimes easy to despair.
Well, puerile pleasure aside, this pursuit can now be put to good puzzler use in Wooords.