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Definition of Infancy

Infancy

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

Infancy Quotations

Our parents deserve our honor and respect for giving us life itself. Beyond this they almost always made countless sacrifices as they cared for and nurtured us through our infancy and childhood, provided us with the necessities of life, and nursed us through physical illnesses and the emotional stresses of growing up.
Ezra Taft Benson

Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.
Mary Wollstonecraft

We are all in a post-hypnotic trance induced in early infancy.
R. D. Laing

As an American, you have a right to good health care that is effective, accessible, and affordable, that serves you from infancy through old age, that allows you to go to practitioners and facilities of your choosing, and that offers a broad range of therapeutic options.
Andrew Weil

In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions shape the chiefs of state.
Charles de Montesquieu
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Infancy Translations

infancy in German is Kindheit, Kindesalter
infancy in Latin is infantia
infancy in Norwegian is barndom
infancy in Spanish is infancia
infancy in Swedish is barndom
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