Origin of incipientClassical Latin incipiens, present participle of incipere, to begin, literally , take up from in-, in, on + capere, to take: see have
An example of incipient is a brand new idea for solving a scientific problem.
Origin of incipientLatin incipiēns incipient- present participle of incipere to begin ; see inception .
- in·cip′i·en·cy in·cip′i·ence
(countable and uncountable, plural incipients)
- (uncountable, grammar) A verb tense of the Hebrew language.
From Latin incipiēns, present participle of incipiō (“begin”).
- Incipient Reflexion on the Story.-Let us give some instances of this.
- It is a stoppingpoint for the incipient steamer traffic of the valley, which is principally confined to the Apure and lower Orinoco.
- In this adjustment the lowest stage is taken by 'reflex action and instinct, where Spencer the change of the organs is purely automatic. As the external complexity increases, this automatic regularity fails; there is only an incipient excitation of the nerves.
- The later part of the reign of Wenceslas is a record of incipient religious conflict.
- The saline springs are used both for drinking and bathing, and are said to be efficacious in scrofula and incipient tuberculosis.