English version

second childhood

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsecond childhoodˌsecond ˈchildhood noun [uncountable]  MENTALLY ILLsomeone who is in their second childhood is old, and their mental abilities are greatly reduced
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second childhoodPeter, a 55-year-old distribution engineer at the plant, says his wife believes he is going through a second childhood.Lilian was in her second childhood and Harriet was expecting her second child, which she secretly despised.
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