AskDefine | Define incipiency

Dictionary Definition

incipiency n : beginning to exist or to be apparent; "he placed the incipience of democratic faith at around 1850"; "it is designed to arrest monopolies in their incipiency" [syn: incipience]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /ɪnˈsɪpɪənsi/


  1. A state of nascency; a quality of incipience.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1