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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

Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.
Bill Cosby

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

Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
Bertrand Russell
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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