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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

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

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

Heaven lies about us in our infancy and the world begins lying about us pretty soon afterward.
Ambrose Bierce

Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.
Ambrose Bierce

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
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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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