Monday, November 13, 2006

word of the night


Pronunciation: in-'kO-&t, 'in-k&-"wAt
Function: adjective
Etymology: Latin inchoatus, past participle of inchoare to start work on, perhaps from in- + cohum part of a yoke to which the beam of a plow is fitted
: being only partly in existence or operation : INCIPIENT; especially : imperfectly formed or formulated : FORMLESS, INCOHERENT [misty, inchoate suspicions that all is not well with the nation -- J. M. Perry]
- in·cho·ate·ly adverb
- in·cho·ate·ness noun

I see this around and can't put my finger on what it means... still not sure I know...


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