What does infancy mean?

Definitions for infancyˈɪn fən si

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word infancy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. infancy, babyhood, early childhood(noun)

    the early stage of growth or development

  2. infancy, babyhood(noun)

    the earliest state of immaturity


  1. infancy(Noun)

    The earliest period of childhood (crawling rather than walking).

  2. infancy(Noun)

    The state of being an infant.

  3. infancy(Noun)

    An early stage in the development of, eg, some technology.

  4. infancy(Noun)

    The state of being a minor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Infancy(noun)

    the state or period of being an infant; the first part of life; early childhood

  2. Infancy(noun)

    the first age of anything; the beginning or early period of existence; as, the infancy of an art

  3. Infancy(noun)

    the state or condition of one under age, or under the age of twenty-one years; nonage; minority

  4. Origin: [L. infantia: cf. F. enfance. See Infant.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of infancy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of infancy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Unknown:

    Adolescence is the stage between infancy and adultery.

  2. Falah Russell-IdealRatings:

    We are in the infancy of Shariah-compliant investing in this country.

  3. Art Linkletter:

    The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence and obsolescence.

  4. Bruce Barton:

    The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence, and obsolescence.

  5. Rick Edinger:

    We have reached thousands of people for hydrogen and ethanol training, but the oil program is in its infancy, it could take a couple of years to roll out.

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Translations for infancy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Anfangsphase, Säuglingsphase, [[frühe]] [[Kindheit]]German
  • alkuajat, varhaislapsuusFinnish
  • īnfantiaLatin
  • ра́ннее де́тство, младе́нчествоRussian

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