Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Very recently born.
  • adjective Born anew.
  • noun A neonate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Just born, or very lately born.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Recently born.
  • noun A baby recently born, usually less than one month old; a neonate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective recently born.
  • adjective born anew, reborn.
  • noun A recently born baby.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a baby from birth to four weeks
  • adjective recently born
  • adjective having just or recently arisen or come into existence

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Examples

  • We exult over the youth's progress as he matures, but the newborn is a sudden delight.

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  • As the mother of a newborn is apt to wake suddenly, the instant her baby starts to cry, so am I compelled, much against my wishes, to respond to any sound or feeling that does not belong.

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  • The newborn is in fragile but hopeful condition; he's now able to breathe on his own.

    Bombs in Morelia

  • Granted, I don't know if a sleep deprived mother of a newborn is someone I should be taking caloric advice from, but she said it was breakfast food and I am going to make it for breakfast.

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  • The newborn is in fragile but hopeful condition; he's now able to breathe on his own.

    Bombs in Morelia

  • A standout is a 1925 Inuit Tuilli, a caribou skin garment embroidered with 160,000 beads in floral and anatomical patterns and designed to protect a newborn from the harsh Arctic cold inside a back pouch.

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  • Granted, I don't know if a sleep deprived mother of a newborn is someone I should be taking caloric advice from, but she said it was breakfast food and I am going to make it for breakfast.

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  • The newborn is in fragile but hopeful condition; he's now able to breathe on his own.

    Bombs in Morelia

  • Even with a newborn, I would think people would have that same reaction, saying that a newborn is more than just the components in the four week old embryo.

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  • The newborn is in fragile but hopeful condition; he's now able to breathe on his own.

    Bombs in Morelia

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