Meaning of “infancy” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈɪnfənsi/

[ U ] the period during which you are a baby or a very young child:

Their fourth child died in infancy.
in its infancy

Something that is in its infancy has only just begun to develop:

In the 1950s, space travel was in its infancy.

(Definition of “infancy” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)