Pronunciation: (in-kō'it, -āt or, esp. Brit., in'kō-āt"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/inchoate.html on line 77 [key]
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.
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