|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
(adj.) beginning; in the first stages
Waning classicism was contemporaneous with incipient romanticism, waning romanticism with incipient realism, etc., with each new literary movement overlapping its predecessor.
Related English words: incipience (the very beginning), incipiency (incipience)
Latin root words: incipio, incipere, incepi, inceptus - to take to, begin; capio, capere, cepi, captus - to take; to seize, capture