WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY
Incipient
in-SIP-ee-ənt
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, late 16th century
1

In an initial stage; beginning to happen or develop.

2

(of a person) developing into a specified type or role.

Examples of Incipient in a sentence

“He could feel incipient excitement building up before his birthday.”

“We started out as colleagues, but we’re incipient friends.”