the state or condition of being incipient.
- Also in·cip·i·ence [in-sip-ee-uhns] /ɪnˈsɪp i əns/ .
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How to use incipiency in a sentence
The argument, I mean, which is drawn from the difficulty of accounting for the incipiency of complex structures.Evolution, Old & New | Samuel Butler
He would crush this disaffection in its incipiency, would vindicate himself and strengthen the cause at one and the same time.The Octopus | Frank Norris
The law provided penalty for the deed; the gospel rebuked the evil passion in its incipiency.Jesus the Christ | James Edward Talmage
Those who supported the idea in its incipiency always urged the necessity of employing Negroes in the army.
The volunteer recruiting in Canada, in its incipiency, while resultful, was soon found to be not adequate.Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights | Kelly Miller