or in·cip·i·ence

[in-sip-ee-uh n-see or in-sip-ee-uh ns]
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Origin of incipiency

First recorded in 1810–20; incipi(ent) + -ency Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Word Origin and History for incipience

1864; see incipient + -ence. Incipiency is from 1817.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper