Puerile

Antonyms of PUERILE

Examples of usage:

  1. All this forms a figure at once so false, so puerile, and so incoherent- so disgusting, so extravagant, so stupidly expressed, that we are astonished that a man, who made good verses of another kind, and was not devoid of taste, could write anything so miserably bad. "A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version"" by Fran├žois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh
  2. His false representations as to the assault he made upon the marshal, and as to his alleged provocation therefor, were puerile in the extreme. "Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State" by Stephen Field; George C. Gorham
  3. Even the talk of the forthcoming Elections, hardly to be avoided at his table, seemed a puerile distraction. "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith" by George Meredith
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