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Synonyms for childhood
ˈtʃaɪld hʊd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. childhood(noun)

    the time of person's life when they are a child

    Synonyms:
    puerility

  2. childhood, puerility(noun)

    the state of a child between infancy and adolescence

    Synonyms:
    puerility, childishness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. childhood(n.)

    Synonyms:
    infancy, minority, pupilage, nonage

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. childhood(n)

    Synonyms:
    nonage, infancy, minority, impuberty, pupilage

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "childhood":

    children, child, infancy, 'enfance, infant, infância, enfance, pre-school, preschool

How to pronounce childhood?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say childhood in sign language?

  1. childhood

How to use childhood in a sentence?

  1. Dame Julie Andrews:

    My first memoir, 'Home,' was about my childhood, early training and formative years in the Theater, i am so pleased that my good friends at the Hachette Book Group have encouraged me to share the next phase of my life, beginning with my arrival in Hollywood and the wonderful movies and television programs I was asked to be a part of.

  2. Scott Walker:

    [ Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wisc. ] was confronted by a family of an undocumented worker in Scott Walker childhood hometown of Plainfield, Iowa during one of the final stops of his whirlwind presidential campaign launch tour on Sunday. Jose Flores, an undocumented immigrant who calls Wisconsin home, was accompanied by Jose Flores 13-year-old daughter Leslie and 7-year-old son Luis, both of whom were born in the United States and naturalized citizens … Shaking Flores ’ hand, Scott Walker said Jose Flores ‘ completely sympathize [ s ] with the situation you’re all in and others are in ’ but … ‘ The fact is, we’re a nation of laws, and unfortunately, the president last year, after saying 22 times before last year that he could n’t make the law himself, he said he was n’t the emperor … he decided to change the law even though the courts announced that you ca n’t do that. ’.

  3. Joe Lewis:

    It brings awareness to the fact that there are thousands of children of our fallen that are out there trying to go through their childhood, the most crucial, formattable years without the support or guidance of their parent, it’s really important that as a nation we help those children mitigate the risks they face of increased anxiety, depressions, substance abuse, dropping out of school and even suicide.

  4. Alexis de Tocqueville:

    ... above this race of men stands an immense and tutelary power, which takes upon itself alone to secure their gratifications, and to watch over their fate. That power is absolute, minute, regular, provident, and mild. It would be like the authority of a parent, if, like that authority, its object was to prepare them for manhood; but it seeks, on the contrary, to keep them in perpetual childhood...

  5. Greta Thunberg:

    You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words and yet, I'm one of the lucky ones, people are suffering, people are dying.


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