Childishness in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Childishness

(uncountable) The state or characteristic of being childish. | (countable) Childish behaviour.

Short Example Sentences for Childishness

  • 1. At your age childishness is no longer excusable. 🔊
  • 2. It seemed to her that the days of childishness were back. 🔊
  • 3. In spite of your lifted eyebrows at the childishness of the word. 🔊
  • 4. I could have jeered at the childishness of his open purpose. 🔊
  • 5. And the poor child smiled at her own childishness and simplicity. 🔊

How to use Childishness in Sentences?

  • 1. My father caught fire at once with all the romance and childishness of his original nature. 🔊
  • 2. Early in December a violent epidemic of childishness is apparent in the streets. 🔊
  • 3. Once, indeed, I was betrayed into a childishness greater than her own; it fell in this way. 🔊
  • 4. He loses a certain childishness which had hitherto clung to him, and he expresses himself with a more virile sobriety. 🔊
  • 5. It was a feature of the recurring childishness of ideas and the renascence of wonder at common things which is apparent on many hands. 🔊
  • 6. He was only making sport of your childishness to-day, and cares no more for you than the sands of the sea-shore. 🔊
  • 7. And she put it carefully away in a drawer, lest the sight of a childishness offend the lord and master. 🔊
  • 8. Something of the childishness in her face seemed to have deepened to womanhood as, for a moment, she raised her brown eyes to him. 🔊
  • 9. There was a certain childishness in his attitude in this matter, for he was inclined to regard abstract truth as the only one worthy of pursuit. 🔊
  • 10. The ghosts in the dungeons seemed about as real as anything, except the childishness of adult humanity in organized mass. 🔊
  • 11. Her worldly wisdom and grown-up air of womanliness were quite as hard to understand as the extreme childishness in which she sometimes indulged. 🔊
  • 12. If anything, it would seem that ignorance and childishness demand even more consideration than the crime which lacks that excuse. 🔊
  • 13. The next door of death sads him not, but he expects it calmly as his turn in nature; and fears more his recoiling back to childishness than dust. 🔊
  • 14. Therefore you were surprised at her slight lisp, a curious childishness which Esther had always considered pure affectation. 🔊
  • 15. There was a strange mingling of childishness and womanliness in this little Chicagoan to which Amy could not accustom herself. 🔊
  • 16. In her childishness she somehow fancied that she had only to say she regretted her marriage and give back everything he had ever given her to wipe the episode out of her life. 🔊
  • 17. I was prepared to be delighted with everything, and the childishness of the little maid who took charge of our hats before we went in to the opera charmed me. 🔊
  • 18. The cause which we all have at heart is vulgarized by any littleness or show of personal resentment in its representatives, and is of too serious import to admit of any childishness or trifling. 🔊
  • 19. She appears to have reasoned of many things, usually taken by childhood for granted, and assented to their results only if they seemed to her childishness just. 🔊
  • 20. The pink childishness of his skin was becoming downy with a sort of blond velvet bloom; and that blond velvet was more clearly defined above his upper lip. 🔊
  • 21. I mentioned it to the maidservant, who was rather elderly, but she would not listen to me; and thought the countess had no knife, and it was childishness in me. 🔊
  • 22. The raptures of lovers sometimes take them back so far into a kind of unashamed childishness that the spectacle rouses the contempt and even the indignation of world-worn and cynical people. 🔊
  • 23. The old man saw that there was much childishness in my conduct, but that the motives were honest; hence he was proud of me, and gratified that the seed which he had cast into my soul had not been lost. 🔊