Definition of Puerilism

1. [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Puerilism

pudus
pueblo
pueblos
puefellow
puefellows
puellae publicae
puellile
puer
puerarin
puered
puericulture
puerile
puerilely
puerileness
puerilism (current term)
puerilisms
puerilities
puerility
puering
puerpera
puerperae
puerperal
puerperal fever
puerperal fevers
puerperia
puerperium
puerperous
puers

Literary usage of Puerilism

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1906)
"puerilism is a form of mannerism, and usually represents, in most of the cases, an infantile or atavistic regression. Pitres has indicated this symptom ..."

2. Papers on Psycho-analysis by Ernest Jones (1918)
"Unfortunately he does not push his analysis beyond this point, nor does he correlate with the puerilism the allied symptom of 'foolishness,' one which in my ..."

3. Manual of Psychiatry by Joseph Rogues de Fursac, Aaron Joshua Rosanoff (1916)
"... their dominant psychopathic note: this state is one of torpor, psychic dullness, and clouding of the intellect, to which may be added mental puerilism. ..."

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