Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being like a baby; extreme childishness.
- n. The state or quality of being babyish.
- babyish + -ness (Wiktionary)
“She was a girl who had scant sympathy with what she called "babyishness", and disliked any exhibition of feeling.”
“Oh and then just the pure babyishness of the adolescent politics in the damn thing.”
“In an alternative title chase, managers could receive points for witlessness, disingenuousness and babyishness”
“Just as Formula One runs both drivers 'and constructors' championships, so the Premier League 2011-2012 should see the inaugural season of The Plonkership, in which managers would receive points for witlessness, disingenuousness and babyishness displayed during everything from media outings to interactions with fourth officials.”
“Why does the media encourage such intellectual babyishness?”
“I'm trying to bring him up properly - teasing him out of his babyishness, and making him stand on his own feet.”
“There was too much shyness in her glance, too much babyishness about her mouth.”
“Basil, though close on sixty, had moods of boisterous babyishness, and these seemed for some reason or other to descend upon him particularly in the house of his studious and almost dingy friend.”
“The woman's strained nerves were on edge all day, so that her feelings were easily hurt, and her brothers and sisters became, as they thought, justly impatient at what they considered her silly babyishness.”
“Confound my babyishness!" snarled Rathburn, stooping and pocketing his weapon.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘babyishness’.
Looking for tweets for babyishness.