incipiency

or in·cip·i·ence

[in-sip-ee-uh n-see or in-sip-ee-uh ns]

noun

the state or condition of being incipient.

Nearby words

  1. incienso,
  2. incinerate,
  3. incineration,
  4. incinerator,
  5. incipience,
  6. incipient,
  7. incipit,
  8. incircle,
  9. incisal,
  10. incisal guide angle

Origin of incipiency

First recorded in 1810–20; incipi(ent) + -ency

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