nascency

noun
na·scen·cy | \ˈna-sᵊn(t)-sē, ˈnā-\
plural nascencies

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Examples of nascency in a Sentence

witnessed firsthand the nascency of the American space program

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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, "The Wonder of Wakanda: How This Black Utopian Space Is a Game Changer for Artists and Audiences," 13 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of nascency

1682, in the meaning defined above

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