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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The state of a young person between infancy and adolescence;

Usage examples (36)
  • Increased fat in childhood is a known risk for being overweight in adulthood.
  • I doubt that it gave any noticeable benefit - making up for what has been missed in childhood is very difficult.
  • So much for the notion that “chubbiness” in childhood is something that is cute and just a sign of a “healthy” appetite.
  • You say, somewhere in your childhood is a gaping hole. for more
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