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incipient - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'incipient' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Incipient [ a.]
- Beginning to be, or to show itself; commencing; initial; as, the incipient stage of a fever; incipient light of day.

Meaning of 'incipient' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . incipient [ s]
Meaning (1):
- only partly in existence; imperfectly formed
Example in sentence:
  • a vague inchoate idea;
  • an incipient tumor;
  • incipient civil disorder