Thesaurus

inchoate

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of inchoate

beginning to come into existence
  • inchoate feelings of affection for a man whom she had, up till now, thought of as only a friend

Synonyms for inchoate

Words Related to inchoate

Near Antonyms for inchoate

Antonyms for inchoate

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about inchoate

Time Traveler for inchoate

Time Traveler

The first known use of inchoate was in 1534

See more words from the same year

Listen to Our Podcast about inchoate

Cite this Entry

“Inchoate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inchoate. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

More from Merriam-Webster on inchoate

Dictionary: Definition of inchoate

Comments on inchoate

What made you want to look up inchoate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

February 2021 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of perdure?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!