inchoative

[ in-koh-uh-tiv ]
/ ɪnˈkoʊ ə tɪv /
Grammar

adjective

noun

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Origin of inchoative

1520–30; <Late Latin inchoātīvum (verbum) inceptive (verb). See inchoate, -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM inchoative

un·in·cho·a·tive, adjective
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