[in-sip-ee-uh n-see or in-sip-ee-uh ns]
- the state or condition of being incipient.
Origin of incipiency
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Examples from the Web for incipiency
Yet this conceit in its incipiency, he knew not how to account for.Pierre; or The Ambiguities
If this abolition movement is not stopped in its incipiency, it will soon get beyond all control.The Brothers' War
John Calvin Reed
And what seemed to be a disagreeable affair in its incipiency terminated most agreeably.
The argument, I mean, which is drawn from the difficulty of accounting for the incipiency of complex structures.Evolution, Old & New
Almost every case of effemination or viraginity can be cured if recognized and treated in its incipiency.Religion and Lust