na·​scen·​cy | \ ˈna-sᵊn(t)-sē How to pronounce nascency (audio) , ˈnā- \
plural nascencies

Definition of nascency

Examples of nascency in a Sentence

witnessed firsthand the nascency of the American space program
Recent Examples on the Web While the concept is still in its nascency, widespread metaverse adoption will be led by communities and creators. Ricky Ray Butler, Forbes, 11 July 2022 So, the nascency of the EV industry does not have much to do with electric planes. Niharika Sharma, Quartz, 9 June 2022 In its nascency, entrance music was produced live by the house organist. David M. Zimmer, USA TODAY, 20 Apr. 2022 However, the nascency of DeFi means that vast amounts of cryptocurrency wealth are currently deployed for solely speculative yield – earning interest from traders who use the funds to reinvest in the cryptosphere. Martin Leo Rivers, Forbes, 23 Sep. 2021 From there, the company’s own drivers deliver on the last leg of the route to avoid providing home addresses to the major platforms. DïNG, spurred by the pandemic and still in its nascency, serves a limited radius with daily service. Stephanie Breijo, Los Angeles Times, 5 Mar. 2021 Though still in its nascency, this tucked-away nest here in this quiet West LA neighborhood will surely be a petri dish for ample creation. Morena Duwe, Billboard, 20 Sep. 2019 Lining the halls were comic book heads of all levels—the devout, with decades of reading under their belt; others who were in their nascency; and kids curious about the characters in costumes lining the vendor tables. Anne Branigin, The Root, 13 Feb. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of nascency

1682, in the meaning defined above

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“Nascency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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