Usage examples for nascent

  1. We hear murmurs about a nascent anti- Semitism, and what not. – The Allied Countries and the Jews by Hyman Gerson Enelow
  2. When in 1823, the nascent liberties of Spain were threatened, he wrote:- I am afraid we shall go to war; I am sorry for it. – Sydney Smith by George W. E. Russell
  3. A marquis, properly regarded, is not so much a nascent duke as a magnified earl. – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  4. Each of us, glancing back over his history, will find that his child- personality, though indivisible, united in itself divers persons, which could remain blended just because they were in their nascent state: this indecision, so charged with promise, is one of the greatest charms of childhood. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  5. Thus the scheme of law and order dimly dawns on the nascent soul, and it begins to form clear conceptions of truth, goodness, and beauty; it may achieve something of permanent value, or a work of art or of literature; it may enter the region of emotion and may evolve ideas of the loftiest kind; it may degrade itself below the beasts, or it may soar till it is almost divine. – Elementary Theosophy by L. W. Rogers
  6. No doubt our nascent cordiality would have sprung to fuller life- but it suffered a sudden check. – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  7. Hartlib moved from Germany to England, where he became a central organizing figure in both the nascent scientific world and the theological world. – The Reformed Librarie-Keeper (1650) by John Dury