Infancy vs Babify - What's the difference?
As a noun infancy
is the earliest period of childhood (crawling rather than walking).
As a verb babify is
to encourage another to behave like a baby; to keep another in a state of infancy.
The earliest period of childhood (crawling rather than walking).
The state of being an infant.
An early stage in the development of, eg, some technology.
(label) The state of being a minor.
To encourage another to behave like a baby; to keep another in a state of infancy.
, author=David Kowalewski
, title= Deep Power: The Political Ecology of Wilderness and Civilization
, passage=Civilizational elites infantilize nonelites to keep them powerless. By letting elites babify us, we lose power.}}
, author=Mary-Elaine Jacobsen
, title=The Brat Stops Here!: 5 Weeks (or Less) to No More Tantrums, Arguing, Or Bad Behavior
, passage=If you continue to indulge you child, babify him, or take away the consequences for her irresponsible behavior, you can rest assured that in the long run you will not produce a respectful, dependable adult.}}