Word of the Day – Nascent

Word of the Day : March 18, 2022


adjective NASS-unt

What It Means

Nascent means “coming or having recently come into existence.”

// The actress is now focusing on her nascent singing career..

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NASCENT in Context

“Mr Menon has co-founded multiple organizations and has invested in over 20 nascent startups in the previous year alone.” — Business World, 2 Mar. 2022

Did You Know?

Nascent comes from nascens, the present participle of the Latin verb nasci, which means “to be born.” It is related to words such as nationnativenature, and innate.