Definition of Infancy. Meaning of Infancy. Synonyms of Infancy

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Definition of Infancy

Infancy
Infancy In"fan*cy, n. [L. infantia: cf. F. 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 infancy began. --Dryden. 2. The first age of anything; the beginning or early period of existence; as, the infancy of an art. The infancy and the grandeur of Rome. --Arbuthnot. 3. (Law) The state or condition of one under age, or under the age of twenty-one years; nonage; minority.

Meaning of Infancy from wikipedia

- infant school is for children aged between four and seven. As a legal term, infancy is more like being a minor, and continues until a person reaches 18 years...
- The Infancy Gospel of Thomas is a biographical gospel about the childhood of Jesus, believed to date at the latest to the second century. The Infancy Gospel...
- Infancy gospels (Gr****: protoevangelion) are a genre of religious texts that arose in the 2nd century. They are part of New Testament apocrypha, and provide...
- The Syriac Infancy Gospel, also known as the Arabic Infancy Gospel, is a New Testament apocryphal writing concerning the infancy of Jesus. It may have...
- Transient hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy is a form of hypogammaglobulinemia appearing after birth, leading to a reduction in the level of IgG, and also...
- Dravet syndrome, previously known as severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy (SMEI), is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder which causes a catastrophic...
- In law, a minor is a person under a certain age, usually the age of majority, which legally demarcates childhood or an underage individual from adulthood...
- Raymond Edward (1977). The Birth of the Messiah: A Commentary on the Infancy Narratives in Matthew and Luke. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday. ISBN 978-0-385-05907-7...
- Mary") and the Latin Infancy gospel. The latter two did not exist in antiquity, and they seem to be based on the earlier Infancy gospels.[citation needed]...
- criminal offence. In legal terms, it is referred to as a defence/defense of infancy, which is a form of defense known as an excuse so that defendants falling...