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Can express endearing qualities associated with children, like innocence or genuine excitement. SlideHer childish glee at seeing puppies was heartwarming.
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While 'childish' can seem critical, it's not always negative and can show fondness. SlideShe smiled at his childish wonder during the fireworks.
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Literal UsePlay
Used to describe objects or actions literally meant for or typical of children. SlideThe small chairs at the table looked rather childish.