Nascency Nas"cen*cy, n. [L. nascentia. See {Nascent}.] State of being nascent; birth; beginning; origin. [1913 Webster]

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  • nascency — I noun beginning, birth, commencement, creation, debut, development, emergence, entrance entry, evolution, evolvement, first appearance, first stage, first step, formation, foundation, founding, genesis, inauguration, inception, inchoation,… …   Law dictionary

  • nascency — noun /ˈneɪsənsi/ A state of incipiency; a quality of nascence. [W]e are, therefore, sure in advance, of being right, if we say of any perception that first it didnt exist, and that then there was a mere suggestion and nascency of it, which grew… …   Wiktionary

  • nascency — noun (plural cies) Date: 1682 birth, origin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nascency — See nascent. * * * …   Universalium

  • nascency — Synonyms and related words: accouchement, babyhood, beginnings, birth, birth throes, birthing, blessed event, childbearing, childbed, childbirth, childhood, confinement, cradle, delivery, freshman year, genesis, giving birth, hatching, having a… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nascency — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The initial stage of a developmental process: beginning, birth, commencement, dawn, genesis, inception, nascence, onset, opening, origin, outset, spring, start. See START …   English dictionary for students

  • nascency — neɪsnsɪ / næsnsɪ n. beginning of existence; origin; process of being born; condition of being in a newly developed form …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nascency — nas·cen·cy …   English syllables

  • nascency — noun the event of being born they celebrated the birth of their first child • Syn: ↑birth, ↑nativity, ↑nascence • Ant: ↑death (for: ↑birth) …   Useful english dictionary

  • birth — I (beginning) noun animation, arrival, commencement, creation, debut, embarkation, establishment, exordium, genesis, inauguration, inception, incipience, incipiency, incunabula, infancy, introduction, nascency, onset, origin, origination, ortus,… …   Law dictionary

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