What does infancy mean?

Definitions for infancy
ˈɪn fən siin·fan·cy

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

Wiktionary

  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

    Etymology: [L. infantia: cf. F. enfance. See Infant.]

  2. Infancy(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L. infantia: cf. F. enfance. See Infant.]

  3. Infancy(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L. infantia: cf. F. enfance. See Infant.]

How to pronounce infancy?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say infancy in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of infancy in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Dan Barouch:

    All HIV cure approaches in general are in their infancy.

  3. Karl Marx:

    Colonial system, public debts, heavy taxes, protection, commercial wars, etc., these offshoots of the period of manufacture swell to gigantic proportions during the period of infancy of large-scale industry. The birth of the latter is celebrated by a vast, Hero-like slaughter of the innocents.

  4. A. P. Gouthey:

    If life were measured by accomplishments, most of us would die in infancy.

  5. Marcus Tullius Cicero:

    Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. If no use is made of the labors of past ages, the world must remain always in the infancy of knowledge.

Images & Illustrations of infancy

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Translations for infancy

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

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