Childish vs. Immature: Know the Difference
Childish and Immature Definitions
Of, relating to, or suitable for a child or childhood
A high, childish voice.
Not fully grown or developed
An immature plant.
Marked by or indicating a lack of maturity; puerile
Tired of your childish pranks.
Marked by or suggesting a lack of normal maturity
Silly, immature behavior.
Of or suitable for a child.
An immature animal; a juvenile.
Immature in thought or behaviour.
Your childish temper tantrums are not going to change my decision on this matter.
Occurring before the proper time; untimely, premature (especially of death).
Of, pertaining to, befitting, or resembling, a child.
Not fully formed or developed; not grown.
Puerile; trifling; weak.
Methinks that simplicity in her countenance is rather childish than innocent.
Childish in behavior; juvenile.
You're only young once, but you can be immature the rest of your life.
The man was immature for throwing a tantrum.
Indicating a lack of maturity;
An immature member of a species.
Not mature; unripe; not arrived at perfection of full development; crude; unfinished; as, immature fruit; immature character; immature plans.
Premature; untimely; too early; as, an immature death.
Characteristic of a lack of maturity;
Lacking in development;
An unformed character
(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth;
Not fully developed or mature; not ripe;
Fried green tomatoes
Not yet mature
(of birds) not yet having developed feathers;
A small unfledged sparrow on the window sill
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