Origin of infant
OTHER WORDS FROM infantin·fant·hood, nounin·fant·like, adjective
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How to use infant in a sentence
Childcare for infants can cost on average up to $24,000 a year, which is just shy of half the national average family income.Millennials and Gen Zers need better childcare. Can either Biden or Trump deliver?|matthewheimer|August 29, 2020|Fortune
Amnesty later discovered that even those 19 infants had died before the Iraqi invasion.
The 53 infants that had a one-month telemedicine visit continued to show no signs of the illness.
Puopolo is the lead author of AAP’s guidance, which now states that a baby is at low risk of infection when staying with the mother after delivery if she wears a mask and cleans hands before holding her infant.
As infants, we observe our parents and teachers, and from them we learn how to walk, talk, read—and use smartphones.How the Brain Builds a Sense of Self From the People Around Us|Sam Ereira|July 17, 2020|Singularity Hub
Within six days, however, the infant was admitted to a pediatric hospital with diarrhea, bluish skin, and respiratory failure.
By the 1950s the rapid assignment of gender to an ambiguously gendered infant had become standard.
Increased access to reproductive healthcare has resulted in better maternal and infant health outcomes.What Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Can Teach Hillary Clinton|Heather Arnet|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two bowls were set before the infant—one containing gold and jewels, the other hot coals.Jon Stewart and 'Meet The Press' Would Have Been One Unhappy Marriage|Lloyd Grove|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An infant too young to have received his first round of shots gasps for air after having been infected with pertussis.Hey Anti-Vaxxers, Watch NOVA: Vaccines--Calling the Shots|Russell Saunders|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Soon after that, I wrote you in regard to the condition in which we found this infant Church and Colony.
And then Jolly Robin would feel ashamed that he had even thought of being so cruel to an infant bird, even if he was a Cowbird.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
Two or three more infant deaths intervened before the birth of Marcella.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
There was a picture of Madame Lebrun with Robert as a baby, seated in her lap, a round-faced infant with a fist in his mouth.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Seen in this light, infant mortality and the cruel wastage of disease were viewed with complacence.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
British Dictionary definitions for infant
- of or relating to young children or infancy
- designed or intended for young children