Childish vs Ridiculous - What's the difference?

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Childish is a related term of ridiculous.


As adjectives the difference between childish and ridiculous

is that childish is of or suitable for a child while ridiculous is deserving of ridicule; foolish; absurd.

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childish

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or suitable for a child.
  • Behaving immaturely.
  • Your childish temper tantrums are not going to change my decision on this matter.

    Synonyms

    * (behaving immaturely) infantile, immature, silly, unbecoming, juvenile

    ridiculous

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l) * (l)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Deserving of ridicule; foolish; absurd.
  • That hairstyle looks ridiculous .
    It's ridiculous to charge so much for a little souvenir.

    Synonyms

    * silly * willy nilly * frivolous * goofy * funny * humorous * absurd * odd * surreal * unreasonable * See also

    Antonyms

    * straightforward * serious * somber * solemn

    Derived terms

    * ridic * ridiculousness