What is the opposite of childlike?

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(complicated) Opposite of naive or innocent as a child would be
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(experienced) Opposite of naive or innocent as a child would be
“Even though she was young, Rachel looked like an experienced archaeologist with her oversized backpack, double water bottles, and climbing boots.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a naive or unsuspecting nature
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Opposite of of or denoting a simple, naive style of art that deliberately rejects sophisticated artistic techniques
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Opposite of in the early part of growth or life
“The teenager gave up his seat for the old man on the bus.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a naive or innocent quality
“As he outlined his guileful proposition the scowls of his listeners gave way to grins of full approval and admiration.”
Adjective
Opposite of willing to trust
Adjective
Opposite of ready to accept instruction or direction, obedient, subservient
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Opposite of silly in a childish way
“If you were sensible, you would stop acting so childish!”
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