inchoate [ɪnˈkoʊɪt] a.
1.) Just begun, incipient; in an initial or early stage; hence elementary, imperfect, undeveloped, immature.
2.) Chaotic, disordered, confused; also, incoherent, rambling. (Often regarded as unetymologically developed through confusion with "chaotic", though perhaps better explained as a regular development from "undeveloped" to "lacking structure".)
1.) A beginning, rudiment. rare.
Etymology: Latin inchoatus, past participle of inchoare, to begin, alteration of incohare: in- + cohum, strap from yoke to harness.
"In his 'Empirical Survey of Empiricisms,' Dewey said that we needed 'a new concept of experience and a new type of empiricism'one that invoked neither the Greek contrast of experience and reason nor the atomistic sensationalism of Hume, Mill, and Russell. But he admitted that 'this third view of experience...is is still more or less inchoate.' Most of Dewey's critics felt that it was not only inchoate but confused and disingenuous" (Truth and Progress, Richard Rorty, 1998).