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childlike


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Childlike  \Child"like\,  a. 
  Resembling  a  child,  or  that  which  belongs  to  children; 
  becoming  a  child;  meek;  submissive;  dutiful.  ``Childlike 
  obedience.''  --Hooker. 
 
  Note:  Childlike,  as  applied  to  persons  grown  up  is  commonly 
  in  a  good  sense  as  childlike  grace  or  simplicity; 
  childlike  modesty. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  childlike 
  adj  1:  befitting  a  young  child;  "childlike  charm"  [syn:  {childly}] 
  2:  exhibiting  childlike  simplicity  and  credulity;  "childlike 
  trust"  [syn:  {dewey-eyed},  {simple}] 




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