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Infancy

Infancy Meaning & Definition
Infancy Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Infancy?

[n] the earliest state of immaturity
[n] the early stage of growth or development

Synonyms | Synonyms for Infancy: babyhood | babyhood | early childhood

Related Terms | Find terms related to Infancy: babyhood | beginnings | birth | callowness | childhood | commencement | cradle | dawn | dewiness | disability | disablement | disqualification | early | emergence | freshman year | freshness | genesis | greenness | imbecility | immaturity | inability | inadequacy | incapability | incapacitation | incapacity | inception | inchoation | incipience | incipiency | incompetence | incompetency | incunabula | inefficiency | ineptitude | inexperience | inferiority | initial | insufficiency | juiciness | juniority | juvenility | legal incapacity | minority | my Angel-infancy | nascence | nascency | nativity | nonage | origin | origination | parturition | pregnancy | rawness | rise | sappiness | stages | start | the nursery | undevelopment | unfitness | unripeness | wardship | youth

See Also | immatureness | immaturity | oral phase | oral stage | time of life

Infancy In Webster's Dictionary

\In"fan*cy\, n. [L. infantia: cf. F. enfance. See {Infant}.] 1. The state or period of being an infant; the first part of life; early childhood. The babe yet lies in smiling infancy. --Milton. Their love in early infancy began. --Dryden. 2. The first age of anything; the beginning or early period of existence; as, the infancy of an art. The infancy and the grandeur of Rome. --Arbuthnot. 3. (Law) The state or condition of one under age, or under the age of twenty-one years; nonage; minority.

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