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nascent

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of nascent

  1. beginning to come into existence <one of the leading figures in the nascent civil-rights movement> Synonyms aborning, budding, inceptive, inchoate, incipient Related Words first, formative, inaugural, inchoative, initial, original; elementary, embryonic, fundamental, rudimentary; formless, incoherent; introductory, preliminary, preparatory; crude, primitive, rude Near Antonyms advanced, developed, evolved, high, higher, improved, refined Antonyms adult, full-blown, full-fledged, mature, ripe, ripened




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