Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 02/03/16 Inchoate

Inchoate (adjective)
inchoate [in-koh-it, -eyt or, esp. British, in-koh-eyt]
(previously 01-14-14)

adjective
1. not yet completed or fully developed; rudimentary.
2. just begun; incipient.
3. not organized; lacking order: an inchoate mass of ideas on the subject.

Can be confused
innate (see synonym study at innate )

Origin: 1525-35; < Latin inchoātus, variant of incohātus past participle of incohāre to begin, start work on, perhaps equivalent to in- -in- + coh (um) hollow of a yoke into which the pole is fitted + -ātus -ate

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