In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Brad is being both condescending and obtuse - I have difficulty in seeing any evidence whatsoever of infantilism in the piece that he quotes.
- Can such paternalism on the part of our rulers lead to anything but infantilism on the part of the people?
- The game is up: it is declining into infantilism.
- The characters' grotesque infantilism and puerile sense of humour is an important part of what is being satirised.
- Over the great band of society where, in 1914, it had been odd and disreputable not to go to church, it was now seen as odd and a form of infantilism to do so.
- We may operate with economic infantilism, borrowing blithely, ignoring pension schemes and blowing half our annual earnings on rent.
- It is an extension of their infantilism in not wanting to take responsibility for their actions.
- If the Scottish parliament doesn't help Scotland emerge from its infantilism, it will not have been worth the effort.
- There is a kind of infantilism about the booze and football culture of urban Scotland, and an inability to cope with complicated issues.
- Of course they write about it all the time, but that is the standard infantilism of French intellectual life.
- But it might have been a little more questioning of what some would call his innocence and others his infantilism.
- The old question was, How can otherwise sensible people, in affirming God as a source of meaning, manifest, such infantilism?
- It returned the club experience, and dancing in particular, to infancy, in fact infantilism.
- That points not to an ideological malice worth worrying about but probably to the harmless political infantilism of a zealous minority of Whitlamites.
- Typically, despite the fact that the city's police confessed that more damage was done on the average Saturday night in the city, it was the anarchists and their infantilism that stole the headlines the next day.
- He loves the rich movement vocabulary and the technical skills, but abhors the coldness and infantilism.
- It's an example of infantilism, a regressive desire for boundarylessness, a plea for a love object that never disappoints.
- It shows the creeping infantilism of American pop culture.
- ‘Childhood is most positively valued and fostered when we resist infantilism,’ he said.
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