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inceptive

noun in·cep·tive \ in-ˈsep-tiv \

Definition of inceptive

: an inchoative verb

First Known Use of inceptive

1612

in the meaning defined above

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inceptive

adjective

Definition of inceptive

1 : inchoative 2
2 : of or relating to a beginning

inceptively

adverb

Examples of inceptive in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of inceptive

1656

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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