incipience

noun
in·​cip·​i·​ence | \ in-ˈsi-pē-ən(t)s How to pronounce incipience (audio) \

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Examples of incipience in a Sentence

since its incipience, the show has been on the cutting edge of comedy
Recent Examples on the Web Eleemosynary deeds have their incipience domestically. Richard Lederer, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Oct. 2021 Yet this modest drama invokes the power of incipience—fear of what will happen next—and amplifies it with lean writing in the service of flawless acting. Joe Morgenstern, WSJ, 15 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of incipience

circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Incipience.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incipience. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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incipience

noun
in·​cip·​i·​ence | \ in-ˈsip-ē-ən(t)s How to pronounce incipience (audio) \

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