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Incipient definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

INCIP'IENT, a. [L. incipiens,incipio; in and capio, to take.]
Beginning; commencing; as the incipient stage of a fever; incipient light or day.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: only partly in existence; imperfectly formed; "incipient civil disorder"; "an incipient tumor"; "a vague inchoate idea" [syn: incipient, inchoate]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin incipient-, incipiens, present participle of incipere to begin more at inception Date: 1669 beginning to come into being or to become apparent <an incipient solar system> <evidence of incipient racial tension> incipiently adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 beginning. 2 in an initial stage. Derivatives: incipience n. incipiency n. incipiently adv. Etymology: L incipere incipient- (as INCEPT)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Incipient In*cip"i*ent, a. [L. incipiens, p. pr. of incipere to begin. See Inception.] Beginning to be, or to show itself; commencing; initial; as, the incipient stage of a fever; incipient light of day. -- In*cip"i*ent*ly, adv.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

An incipient situation or quality is one that is starting to happen or develop. (FORMAL) ...an incipient economic recovery... = impending ADJ: ADJ n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Beginning, commencing, inchoate.

Moby Thesaurus

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