Meaning of infancy
Pronunciation: (in'fun-sē), [key]
— pl. -cies.
- the state or period of being an infant; very early childhood, usually the period before being able to walk; babyhood.
- the corresponding period in the existence of anything; very early stage: Space science is in its infancy.
- infants collectively.
- the period of life to the age of majority, 21 years at common law but now usually 18; minority; nonage.
- infancy (Thesaurus)