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Definition of "nascency" [nas•cen•cy]

  • A state of incipiency; a quality of nascence. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nascency" in a sentence
  • "The wildly divergent numbers demonstrate the nascency of the market for online video measurement."
  • ""The media conflict is the symbol of Islam's nascency in the modern world...this battle is going to continue until they find themselves powerless under our dominion," he wrote."
  • "Mizzy may be physically shameless, "no, more like shame-free, satyrlike, so unembarrassed by nakedness or by biological functions that he makes almost everyone else seem like a Victorian aunt"; but there is already something very nearly Victorian in Peter's immediate reflex of idealizing Mizzy's beauty -- his highfalutin talk of his "pristine nascency" and "slumbering perfection" and supposed resemblance to "a bas-relief on the sarcophagus of a medieval soldier.""