What does the word inchoate mean?

    Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To begin.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Incipient.

Usage examples for inchoate

  1. When in space that fan could draw out what would otherwise become an inchoate mixture of air and quite weightless water- drops. – Space Platform by Murray Leinster
  2. Perhaps under all of this there may have been, if not recollections of a previous personal experience, at least the reflected inchoate thoughts of ancestors which I am unable in any clearer way to bring out of darkness. – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti