inchoative

[in-koh-uh-tiv]Grammar
noun
  1. an inceptive.

Origin of inchoative

1520–30; < Late Latin inchoātīvum (verbum) inceptive (verb). See inchoate, -ive
Related formsun·in·cho·a·tive, adjective
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