Definitions

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  • noun sexuality One who is subject to infantilism.

Etymologies

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infantile +‎ -ist

Examples

  • "I was viewed as an infantilist, possibly a pedophile, or victim of abuse myself," he complained in a 1996 essay.

    How Will the Future Judge Him?

  • If Heroic Fantasy can be critiqued as infantilist in its preoccupations, this type of Horror might well be critiqued as adolescent.

    Narrative Grammars

  • If Heroic Fantasy can be critiqued as infantilist in its preoccupations, this type of Horror might well be critiqued as adolescent.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Any movement that builds its core ideology around the worship of an infantilist, developmentally-stunted, self-aggrandizement will inevitably wind up eating its young.

    Thirty Years Too Late: The Implosion of John McCain and the Demise of the Regressive Right

  • Second, while I expected to see lots of bondage, spanking, cross-dressing, and infantilist sites, until the requests began pouring in I had had no idea, for example, that there are enough people sexually aroused by toy balloons yes, the kind you blow up at kiddy parties to support the hundred or so sites which now cater exclusively to that fetish.

    Come Hither

  • Second, while I expected to see lots of bondage, spanking, cross-dressing, and infantilist sites, until the requests began pouring in I had had no idea, for example, that there are enough people sexually aroused by toy balloons yes, the kind you blow up at kiddy parties to support the hundred or so sites which now cater exclusively to that fetish.

    Come Hither

  • Second, while I expected to see lots of bondage, spanking, cross-dressing, and infantilist sites, until the requests began pouring in I had had no idea, for example, that there are enough people sexually aroused by toy balloons yes, the kind you blow up at kiddy parties to support the hundred or so sites which now cater exclusively to that fetish.

    Come Hither

  • Protestant Progressist Consumerist ethos ethos capitalism* Birth of Expansion of Promotion of Time? modern industrial infantilist* Capitalism Capitalism ethos oth … s?

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  • All of the features by which we're identifying this type of fantasy and by which many examples of this fiction are judged (by writers like Moorcock in his WIZARDRY AND WILD ROMANCE, for example) to be infantilist and reactionary -- heritage, noble blood, the pre-industrial pastoral, and heroic spectacularism -- fit neatly, I think, with an idea that the strange is used initially to construct a sense of the idyllic, a sense of "rightness" rather than "wrongness".

    Narrative Grammars

  • All of the features by which we're identifying this type of fantasy and by which many examples of this fiction are judged (by writers like Moorcock in his WIZARDRY AND WILD ROMANCE, for example) to be infantilist and reactionary -- heritage, noble blood, the pre-industrial pastoral, and heroic spectacularism -- fit neatly, I think, with an idea that the strange is used initially to construct a sense of the idyllic, a sense of "rightness" rather than "wrongness".

    Archive 2008-01-01

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