Example sentences for: infantile

How can you use “infantile” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Emmet has an infantile indifference to everyone and everything except his own needs.

  • "What's most troubling about this witless mishmash of whiny, infantile philosophizing and bone-crunching violence is the increasing realization that it actually thinks it's saying something of significance" (Kenneth Turan, the Los Angeles Times ). Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times derides it as a "frankly and cheerfully fascist big-star movie," labels the violence "macho porn," and frets that though "sensible people know that if you hit someone with an ungloved hand hard enough, you're going to end up with broken bones, the guys in Fight Club have fists of steel, and hammer one another while the sound effects guys beat the hell out of Naugahyde sofas with Ping-Pong paddles."

  • (1) Minor means solipsistic . McEwan's plot is a contrivance of infantile simplicity worked out among four characters.

  • His last dozen films have ranged from bombastic dreck ( Bram Stoker's Dracula , The Godfather Part III , The Cotton Club ) to infantile dreck ( Jack , Captain Eo ) to biographical dreck ( Tucker: The Man and His Dream ) to pretentious dreck ( One From the Heart , New York Stories ). He has also been producer for an astonishing volume of bad cinema and television, including NBC's The Odyssey ; the 1992 movie Wind ; and White Dwarf , a sci-fi movie for Fox.

  • Well, not homosexual themes per se, since whatever sexuality there is in the books is conventionally and safely infantile.


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