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Fledgling vs. Nascent

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Fledglingadjective

Untried or inexperienced.

Nascentadjective

Emerging; just coming into existence.

Fledglingadjective

Emergent or rising.

Nascentadjective

Describing a quantity of object that is starting to grow from zero or an infinitesimal beginning. Also the creation or identification of an infinitesimal delta.

Fledglingnoun

A young bird which has just developed its flight feathers (notably wings).

Nascentadjective

Describing the state, aspect, or practice of an abstract concept.

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Fledglingnoun

An insect that has just fledged, i.e. undergone its final moult to become an adult or imago.

Nascentadjective

(chemistry) Of the state of an element at the time it is being generated from some compound or transitioning from one state to another; Newly released from a compound (especially hydrogen and oxygen) by a chemical reaction or electrolysis and possessing heightened reactivity; Newly synthesized (especially protein or RNA) by translation or transcription.

Fledglingnoun

(figuratively) An immature, naïve or inexperienced person.

Nascentadjective

Commencing, or in process of development; beginning to exist or to grow; coming into being; as, a nascent germ.

‘Nascent passions and anxieties.’;

Fledgling

having just acquired its flight feathers; - of a young bird; as, a fledgling robin.

Nascentadjective

Evolving; being evolved or produced; as, nascent oxygen.

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Fledgling

young and inexperienced; as, a fledgling enterprise; a fledgling skier.

Nascentadjective

coming into existence;

‘a nascent republic’;

Fledglingnoun

any new participant in some activity

Fledglingnoun

young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying

Fledglingadjective

of a young bird just having acquired its flight feathers;

‘a fledgling robin’;

Fledglingadjective

young and inexperienced;

‘a fledgling enterprise’; ‘a fledgling skier’; ‘an unfledged lawyer’;

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