Childishness is a related term of idiocy.
As nouns the difference between childishness and idiocy
is that childishness
is (uncountable) the state or characteristic of being childish while idiocy
is (psychology) the state or condition of being an idiot; the quality of having an intelligence level far below average; mental retardation.
(uncountable) The state or characteristic of being childish.
(countable) Childish behaviour.
(psychology) The state or condition of being an idiot; the quality of having an intelligence level far below average; mental retardation.
An act lacking intelligence or sense; an instance of senselessness; extremely foolish behaviour.
- The administrators, growing tired of such idiocy , put a new policy in place.