Incipient Definition

ĭn-sĭpē-ənt
adjective
In the first stage of existence; just beginning to exist or to come to notice.
An incipient illness.
Webster's New World
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noun

(uncountable, grammar) A verb tense of the Hebrew language.

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Other Word Forms of Incipient

Noun

Singular:
incipient
Plural:
incipients

Origin of Incipient

  • Latin incipiēns incipient- present participle of incipere to begin inception

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin incipiēns, present participle of incipiō (“begin”).

    From Wiktionary

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