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inceptive

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noun in·cep·tive \in-ˈsep-tiv\

Definition of inceptive

  1. :  an inchoative verb



1612

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inceptive

adjective in·cep·tive

Definition of inceptive

  1. 1 :  inchoative 2

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a beginning

in·cep·tive·ly adverb


Examples of inceptive

  1. <only just recently gained an inceptive understanding of the overwhelming vastness of the universe>



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First Known Use of inceptive

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