Antonyms of CHILDLIKE

Examples of usage:

  1. She remembered the day that he had first shown her his peep- stone with simple, childlike importance. "The Mormon Prophet" by Lily Dougall
  2. The next day Veronique showed the book to the good priest, who approved the purchase; for what could be more childlike and innocent and pure than the history of Paul and Virginia? "The Village Rector" by Honore de Balzac
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