Infantilism meaning

ĭnfən-tl-ĭzəm, ĭn-făntl-
A state of arrested development in an adult, characterized by retention of infantile mentality, accompanied by stunted growth and sexual immaturity, and often by dwarfism.
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Immature or childish behavior.
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Any abnormal state in which childish behavior or childlike traits persist into adult life: marked by intellectual disability and stunted growth and by failure to mature sexually.
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The existence of juvenile physical or psychological characteristics in an adult, as from failure to develop secondary sexual characteristics.
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A condition in which one desires to act or be treated like a baby, sometimes associated with a paraphilia.
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An emotional dependency on being treated as an infant.
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A sexual dependency on the sight or feeling of diapers, or being diapered.
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Origin of infantilism