Infancy meaning

ĭnfən-sē
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The state of being an infant.
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The earliest period of childhood, especially before the ability to walk has been acquired.
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The definition of infancy is the early stage of something, or is the time period when a person is a baby.

A company that just started last week is an example of a company in its infancy.

A one month old child is an example of infancy.

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An early stage of existence.

Space exploration is still in its infancy.

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The state or period of being an infant; babyhood; very early childhood.
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The beginning or earliest stage of anything.
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(law) The state or period of being a minor; period before the age of legal majority, usually eighteen; minority.
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The earliest period of childhood, especially before the ability to walk has been acquired.
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The state of being an infant.
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The earliest stage of childhood.
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More generally used to describe a person prior to the age of majority.
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The earliest period of childhood (crawling rather than walking).
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The state of being an infant.
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An early stage in the development of, eg, some technology.
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(law) The state of being a minor.
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(law) The state or period of being a minor.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
infancy
Plural:
infancies