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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Showing a lack of maturity or good judgment.

Usage examples (34)
  • Upon closer examination, the comment was shown to be puerile and not well thought out.
  • puerile breathing
  • Adjective : a puerile piece of writing
  • Your example of email being maligned as puerile is just a case in point. for more
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