Childish or Childlike? 24/04/17 Childish or Childlike? These words carry opposite connotations: childish suggests a stubborn immaturity; childlike suggests innocence and ingenousness. By Manuel Rubina|April 24, 2017|Categories: E-LESSONS, For Lawyers, For translators| About the Author: Manuel Rubina Marketing & Communication | The TR Company S.A. Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.