unchildlike

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adjective un·child·like \ˌən-ˈchī(-ə)l(d)-ˌlīk\

Definition of unchildlike

  1. :  not resembling or appropriate to a child or childhood :  not childlike <an unchildlike seriousness> < … her sad, unchildlike expression … — Louisa May Alcott>

Circa 1775

First Known Use of unchildlike

circa 1775


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