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Origin of inchoate
Examples from the Web for inchoately
What is revealed as the ideal in man may be inchoately manifested as instinct in the undeveloped consciousness of the animal.Evolution|Frank B. Jevons
All knowledge was in the non-scientific form, or only fragmentarily and inchoately adjusted.Theoretical Ethics|Milton Valentine
Wintour, the free-born gentleman, and Thomas Winter, the inchoately attainted traitor.The Gunpowder Plot and Lord Mounteagle's Letter|Henry Hawkes Spink Jr.
adjective (ɪnˈkəʊeɪt, -ˈkəʊɪt)
verb (ɪnˈkəʊeɪt) (tr)
Word Origin for inchoate
1530s, from Latin inchoatus, past participle of inchoare, alteration of incohare "to begin," originally "to hitch up," from in- "on" (see in- (2)) + cohum "strap fastened to the oxen's yoke." Related: Inchoative.