infancy

  1. the early stage of growth or development
  2. the earliest state of immaturity

Infancy

• (n.) The state or condition of one under age, or under the age of twenty-one years; nonage; minority. • (n.) The state or period of being an infant; the first part of life; early childhood. • (n.) The first age of anything; the beginning or early period of existence; as, the infancy of an art.
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infancy

(in´fәn-se) the first 12 months of life.
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Infancy

1) Very early childhood. 2) The period of a person's life when they have not reached legal majority or adulthood.
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infancy

[Noun] An early stage of development.
Example: My ideas for decorating the kitchen are in their infancy; I haven’t made any decisions yet.
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Infancy

In'fan·cy noun [ Latin infantia : confer French enfance . See Infant .] 1. The state or period of being an infant; the first part of life; early childhood. « The babe yet lies in smiling infancy Milton. « Their love in early infan...
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infancy

among humans, the period of life between birth and the acquisition of language approximately one to two years later.[16 related articles]
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infancy

Babyhood; the earliest period of extrauterine life; roughly, the first year of life. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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infancy

infancy 1. The condition or time of childhood before a baby walks or talks. 2. An early stage of development for an idea, project, or enterprise. 3. The earliest period of childhood, especially before the ability to talk or walk has been acquired. 4. Etymology: from late Middle English; from Latin infantia, 'inability to speak, childhood'; from i...
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infancy

infancy, stage of human development lasting from birth to approximately two years of age. The hallmarks of infancy are physical growth, motor development, vocal development, and cognitive and social development.Sections in this article:IntroductionPhysical GrowthMotor DevelopmentVocal DevelopmentCog...
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Infancy

It refers to a state of being underage to perform certain acts such as filing a lawsuit or entering into a contract of marriage. Previously the minor or infant age was considered as 21 which has been reduced to 18. If a minor has to file a lawsuit, he.she has to have a guardian.
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infancy

Type: Term Pronunciation: in′făn-sē Definitions: 1. Babyhood; the earliest period of extrauterine life; roughly, the first year of life.
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infancy

[n] - the early stage of growth or development 2. [n] - the earliest state of immaturity
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