inchoation

[in-koh-ey-shuh n]

noun

a beginning; origin.

Nearby words

  1. inch plant,
  2. inch-pound,
  3. incher,
  4. inchmeal,
  5. inchoate,
  6. inchoative,
  7. inchon,
  8. inchworm,
  9. incidence,
  10. incident

Origin of inchoation

First recorded in 1520–30, inchoation is from the Late Latin word inchoātiōn- (stem of inchoātiō). See inchoate, -ion

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