inchoate

[ in-koh-it, -eyt or, esp. British, in-koh-eyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF inchoate
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With obliterating unconcern, she reduced them to the fluidity of the inchoate.

Some of our critics in reviewing the original work have pronounced it 'inchoate.'

It is, as you may choose to call it, an inchoate poem or the débris of a poem.

The liability to contribute is inchoate only when the sacrifice has been made.

He somewhere, however, calls Gregorian an "inchoate science."

It may be well to relate how we do it, for the benefit of other inchoate Goths.

The fourth character he imagined to be an inchoate or attempted Swastika.

Fig. 80 also illustrates the indefinite and inchoate style of decoration.

What inchoate corollary statement was consequently suppressed by the host?

Nevertheless the jurisprudential element is still but inchoate.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Latin inchoatus, past participle of inchoare, alteration of incohare "to begin," originally "to hitch up," from in- "on" (see in- (2)) + cohum "strap fastened to the oxen's yoke." Related: Inchoative.

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