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CHILDISHNESS. Weakness of intellect, such as that of a child.
     2. When the childishness is so great that a man has lost his memory, or is incapable to plan a proper disposition of his property, he is unable to make a will. Swinb. part. 11, Sec. 1; 6 Co. 23. See 9 Conn. 102; 9 Phil. R. 57.

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But, typically, in the training sessions there's a whole load of arguments, childishness and foul language.
The long-running hassle over the route from Swans Corner to Stainton Way and thence to the Southern Cross is another example of childishness.
Thanks in part to my constitutional childishness, they have always sounded to me like the names by which the Three Musketeers really should have been known: Ethos, Logos, and Pathos," Leith writes.
She admits to childishness but doesn't abandon the blame game:
With the recent opening of the Disney Fashion by LIWA store in Dubai Mall there's now more chance to show that you don't take yourself too seriously and inject a little bit of childishness into your wardrobe, left.
What adds to what otherwise would have been childishness takes on a very serious note when someone starts giving them clues about how to proceed in this matter.
And while Wayne Rooney has long been dubbed Gascoigne's heir apparent - even assuming the nickname 'Wazza' - it is Balotelli who better demonstrates the childishness and self-destructiveness that characterised the former England talisman's career.
Jordan documents Patton's remarkable churlishness and childishness, as well as his extraordinary drive and sense of the operational moment.
Educated and well-mannered parents at the start, they progressively become more primitive and dissolve into childishness.
A childlikeness that can sometimes bleed into childishness .
The Seventh Age: "Last scene of all, That ends this strange eventful history, Is second childishness and mere oblivion, Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.