Word of the Day – July 31 – Infantilze

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Verb: Infantilize (IN-fun-tye-lyze)

Definition:

1. To cause to be or remain like an infant or young child.

2. To treat like an infant or young child.

Sample sentence: Even though Katie was a teenager, her grandmother still tended to infantilize her, bringing her dolls and other gifts more suitable for younger kids.

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