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infancy

noun in·fan·cy \ˈin-fən(t)-sē\

: the first part of a child's life : the time in your life when you are a baby

: a beginning : an early stage of development

plural in·fan·cies

Full Definition of INFANCY

1
:  early childhood
2
:  a beginning or early period of existence
3
:  the legal status of an infant
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Examples of INFANCY

  1. She was often sick during her infancy.
  2. a skill developed in infancy
  3. She has been a member of the church since its infancy.

First Known Use of INFANCY

14th century
INFANCY Defined for Kids

infancy

noun in·fan·cy \ˈin-fən-sē\
plural in·fan·cies

Definition of INFANCY for Kids

1
:  the first stage of a child's life :  early childhood
2
:  a beginning or early period of existence <The program is in its infancy.>
Medical Dictionary

infancy

noun in·fan·cy \ˈin-fən-sē\
plural in·fan·cies

Medical Definition of INFANCY

1
:  early childhood
2
:  the legal status of an infant

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