unchildlike

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

Definition of unchildlike

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

First Known Use of unchildlike

circa 1775

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