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Meaning of "childness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHILDNESS

childness  [ˈtʃaɪldnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHILDNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Childness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHILDNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of childness in the English dictionary

The definition of childness in the dictionary is the nature or character of a child.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHILDNESS


boundedness
ˈbaʊndɪdnəs
centeredness
ˈsɛntədnəs
connectedness
kəˈnektɪdnəs
detailedness
ˈdiːteɪldnəs
fourfoldness
ˈfɔːˌfəʊldnəs
giftedness
ˈɡɪftɪdnəs
light-headedness
ˌlaɪtˈhɛdɪdnəs
manifoldness
ˈmænɪˌfəʊldnəs
muddledness
ˈmʌdəldnəs
newfangledness
ˌnjuːˈfæŋɡəldnəs
oldness
ˈəʊldnəs
relatedness
rɪˈleɪtɪdnəs
settledness
ˈsɛtəldnəs
speckledness
ˈspɛkəldnəs
threefoldness
ˈθriːˌfəʊldnəs
twofoldness
ˈtuːˌfəʊldnəs
unbridledness
ʌnˈbraɪdəldnəs
unprincipledness
ʌnˈprɪnsɪpəldnəs
unruffledness
ʌnˈrʌfəldnəs
unsettledness
ʌnˈsɛtəldnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHILDNESS

childermas
Childers
childhood
childhood sweetheart
childish
childishly
childishness
childless
childlessness
childlike
childlikeness
Childline
childly
childminder
childminding
childproof
children
children´s home
Children´s Panel
childrenswear

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHILDNESS

awkwardness
baldness
blindness
boldness
business
fondness
goodness
hardness
indebtedness
kindness
loudness
madness
mindedness
oddness
preparedness
redness
sadness
soundness
tiredness
weirdness
wickedness

Synonyms and antonyms of childness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «childness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHILDNESS

Find out the translation of childness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of childness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «childness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

童心
1,325 millions of speakers

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childness
570 millions of speakers

English

childness
510 millions of speakers

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childness
380 millions of speakers
ar

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childness
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

детскость
278 millions of speakers

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childness
270 millions of speakers

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শিশুবৎ আচরণ
260 millions of speakers

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childness
220 millions of speakers

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Kanak-kanak
190 millions of speakers

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childness
180 millions of speakers

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childness
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

childness
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Childness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

childness
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

childness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बालपण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çocukluk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

childness
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

childness
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дитячість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

childness
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

childness
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

childness
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

childness
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

childness
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of childness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHILDNESS»

The term «childness» is used very little and occupies the 153.082 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHILDNESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about childness

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHILDNESS»

Discover the use of childness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to childness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ted Hughes: Alternative Horizons
For such an approach to be successful, Hollindale argues, there must be a shared component between adult writer and child reader—a component he calls “childness:” the “quality of being a child” (47). This quality, which is “dynamic, ...
Joanny Moulin, 2005
2
Theology and Families
Childness” Fifth, Jesus teaches the “childness” ofmature adulthood. The interpretation that children have entered the Reign of Godjust because they are children, and not because they have meritoriously fulfilled the obligations ofthe law may ...
Adrian Thatcher, 2008
3
Regarding Children: A New Respect for Childhood and Families
For that reason, the biblical mandate has it right: we must honor our children or our childness if we want to participate in the realm of God. Whoever wants to live under the reign of God must do so in the way of a child. Regarding children with ...
Herbert Anderson, Susan B. W. Johnson, 1994
4
The Mande Blacksmiths: Knowledge, Power, and Art in West Africa
... many are as willful and capable as those characters. They can be secretive and conspiratorial, full of private schemes and treachery. The Mande call this kind of aggression fadenya, "father childness," a term that refers to the competition for ...
Patrick R. McNaughton, 1993
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Ethics in British Children's Literature: Unexamined Life
Childness wrests from a landscape of 'linguistic poverty' (p. 45) a positive and dynamic way of articulating childhood that offers an alternative to the negative connotation of 'childish' and 'juvenile': I propose 'childness', therefore, as a critical  ...
Lisa Sainsbury, 2013
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Shakespeare and Child's Play: Performing Lost Boys on Stage ...
As I'm framing it, 'childness' is the matter of this opening (a word Polixenes invents and no one else in Shakespeare uses, a word that contains meanings far beyond 'childish' or 'child-like'). 'Childness' is what people talk about in Sicilia.
Carol Chillington Rutter, 2007
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Blackfire
“Because, Beatríz, childnessness isthe essenceofthe quality of childness. But adultness has no essence,” answered Childheart, acknowledging with obvious delight the critical relevance of her question. “Wa...wat is 'adowtness?'” askedAlex.
James Daniel Eckblad
8
Adapting the Arthurian Legends for Children: Essays on ...
6 So my discussion is not a window onto child- hood (except insofar as reading may create the real condition of childhood) but an adult's investigation of textual “ childness,” as Peter Hollindale calls it—“shared ground, though differently ...
Barbara Tepa Lupack, 2004
9
Teaching Australian Literature: From Classroom Conversations ...
In particular, I will analyse selected, recent award-winning Australian picture books for their representations of 'Australianness'. 'Australianness' is a re- application of Hollindale's term, 'childness', which he argues is 'the distinguishing  ...
Brenton Doecke, Larissa McLean Davies, Philip Mead, 2011
10
Time, Narrative, and Emotion in Early Modern England
[1.2.164-165]), Polixenes indicates that Florizel's "varying childness cures in [him] / Thoughts that would thick [his] blood" ( 1 .2. 1 7 1 ). Later, Polixenes fears his " best blood [will] turn / To an infected jelly" (1.2.417-18) when he hears of ...
Dr David H Wood, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHILDNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term childness is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Will Albany's bully cut it out now?
... as the governor does. Let's hope this is the end of the childness and the beginning of more cooperation, however grudging. Discuss; Print. «Queens Chronicle, Jul 15»
2
What Day is It? Happy No Housework Day!
Or bask in your blissful only-childness. Saturday: International Louie Louie Day. Belt out (or be lame and just listen to) the great Kingsmen party ... «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, Apr 15»
3
Students Stage "Die-In" at Sweet Briar College
What this childness does remind me of is the similar intellect of those of occupy wall street a couple of years ago. I've forgotten & maybe you ... «WSET, Dec 14»
4
Television as Safety Blanket: Who Needs Originality Anymore?
I grew up on Peanuts comics strips. Say what you will about my man-childness, but I always associated with Linus van Pelt and, to an extent, ... «New York Observer, Sep 14»
5
EDITORIAL: Aurora cops are the answer to Ferguson's woes, but we …
... A PETITION OF AURORA RESIDENTS ON YOUR CHILDNESS BEHAVIOR AND MAYBE I JUST MAY PROTEST NEAR YOUR BUILDING. «Aurora Sentinel, Aug 14»
6
'GTA 5' 1.16 DLC Release Date: Updates Halted Due To Modded …
... like PS3 did. and yeah thanks to all those losers that cant get money fair way , youre the ones holding heists down so stop your childness and ... «Latin Times, Aug 14»
7
'Superhero Day' comforts young Central DuPage Hospital patients
"This is a way of acknowledging not only their childness, but also the fact that it's kind of whimsical and fun and it gives them something kind of ... «Chicago Daily Herald, Apr 14»
8
AMD's Mantle API debut postponed again as Battlefield 4 struggles …
Reading your posts are disturbing because of your childness. Ken Luskin. Hojin, BLOW ME! dan_amd_is_my_bitch. KEN, go WORSHIP A.LL ... «ExtremeTech, Jan 14»
9
Changing the 'Face of Cannabis'
She hopes viewers can look into a kid's eyes and not see the condition: "I want nothing to distract from the 'childness' of it." While you can see ... «Colorado Springs Independent, Nov 13»
10
Cardcaptor Sakura: The Sealed Card Movie Anime DVD Review
... in how she carries herself and the way her face doesn't exhibit quite the same level of “childness” that she did when the TV series first started. «The Fandom Post, Nov 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Childness [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/childness>. Apr 2020 ».
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