Synonyms : budding, emerging
Nascent Sentence : Adult film industry is still nascent in this country.
Under The Lens : Nascent Etymology
Nascent is etymologically ‘being born’, budding is ‘pushing forward’ and emerging is ‘rising up’. This should give you an idea about the slight differences in their meanings. Nascent is a neutral term while budding and emerging are words with a more positive tone.
An actor is nascent if he is new to the industry. He is budding or emerging if his performances are being appreciated.