incipiency

noun in·cip·i·en·cy \ in-ˈsi-pē-ən(t)-sē \

Definition of incipiency

: the state or fact of being incipient : beginning

Examples of incipiency in a Sentence

  1. from its incipiency the city's monthlong festival of the performing arts has been a great success

First Known Use of incipiency

1817

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incipiency

noun in·cip·i·en·cy \ -ən-sē \

medical Definition of incipiency

plural incipiencies
: the state or fact of being incipient : the beginning of something

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