Origin of inceptionClassical Latin inceptio from inceptus, past participle of incipere: see incipient
The definition of inception is the beginning.
An example of inception is January 1st being the beginning of a new year.
The beginning of something, such as an undertaking; a commencement. See Synonyms at origin.
Origin of inceptionMiddle English incepcion from Latin inceptiō inceptiōn- from inceptus past participle of incipere to begin, take up in- in ; see in- 2. capere to take ; see kap- in Indo-European roots.
From Latin inception-, stem of inceptiō, from inceptus, Perfect passive participle of incipiō (“I begin”).
- - This war differed very materially in its inception and conduct from the first and second.
- The third process owes its inception to G.
- Its inception, and much more than half its contents were Hamilton's (the rest Madison's and Jay's).
- His flight practically settled the question; and an inquiry, which many people had thought at its inception would brand Parnell as a criminal, raised him to an influence which he had never enjoyed before.
- In the second volume of his collected works Wennerberg gave, long afterwards, a very interesting account of the inception and history of these celebrated duets.