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Adjective: inceptive  in'sep-tiv
  1. In an initial stage
    "inceptive stages";
    - inchoative
Noun: inceptive  in'sep-tiv
  1. Aspect with regard to the beginning of the action of the verb
    - inchoative, inchoative aspect

Derived forms: inceptives

See also: immature

Type of: aspect

Encyclopedia: Inceptive