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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
babyhood, beginnings, birth, callowness, childhood, commencement, cradle, dawn, dewiness, disability, disablement, disqualification, early, emergence, freshman year, freshness, genesis, greenness, imbecility, immaturity, inability, inadequacy, incapability, incapacitation, incapacity, inception, inchoation, incipience, incipiency, incompetence, incompetency, incunabula, inefficiency, ineptitude, inexperience, inferiority, initial, insufficiency, juiciness, juniority, juvenility, legal incapacity, minority, my Angel-infancy, nascence, nascency, nativity, nonage, origin, origination, parturition, pregnancy, rawness, rise, sappiness, stages, start, the nursery, undevelopment, unfitness, unripeness, wardship, youth
Dictionary Results for infancy:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
infancy
    n 1: the early stage of growth or development [syn: infancy,
         babyhood, early childhood]
    2: the earliest state of immaturity [syn: infancy, babyhood]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Infancy \In"fan*cy\, n. [L. infantia: cf. F. enfance. See
   Infant.]
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   1. The state or period of being an infant; the first part of
      life; early childhood.
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            The babe yet lies in smiling infancy. --Milton.
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            Their love in early infancy began.    --Dryden.
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   2. The first age of anything; the beginning or early period
      of existence; as, the infancy of an art.
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            The infancy and the grandeur of Rome. --Arbuthnot.
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   3. (Law) The state or condition of one under age, or under
      the age of twenty-one years; nonage; minority.
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3. The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906)
INFANCY, n.  The period of our lives when, according to Wordsworth,
"Heaven lies about us."  The world begins lying about us pretty soon
afterward.


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