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youchi
na adjective, noun, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 幼稚

na adjective, noun, no adjective
  1. infancy; childish; infantile

Definition and Synonyms for 幼稚

Immature characteristic of a lack of maturity
Synonyms: 乳臭い, , 初心, 幼い, 幼稚, 未成熟, 未熟, 未練, 生煮え, 稚拙, 若い, 青臭い
Puerile displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
Synonyms: 幼稚
Immature (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
Synonyms: ちっちゃい, 小さい, 年少, 年若, 年若い, 幼い, 幼稚, 未成熟, 若い
Infantile being or befitting or characteristic of an infant
Synonyms: 幼稚
Puerility the state of a child between infancy and adolescence
Synonyms: 幼少, 幼年, 幼稚, 揺籃期
Babyhood the earliest state of immaturity
Synonyms: 幼年, 幼稚
Babyhood the early stage of growth or development
Synonyms: 幼年時代, 幼稚

Meanings for each kanji in 幼稚

infancy; childhood Kanji Details »
immature; young Kanji Details »

Categories 幼稚 is a member of

Time Of Life a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
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Immaturity not having reached maturity
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Sample Sentences for 幼稚

Who wrote such an unrefined article?
When I was a kid, I thought that if I died the world would just disappear. What a childish delusion! I just couldn't accept that the world could continue to exist without me.
Crude persuasion is to persistently egg someone on.
They were too naive to understand the necessity of studying.

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