Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Incicurable adjective [ Latin incicur not tame; prefix in- not + cicur name.] Untamable. [ R.]

Incide transitive verb [ Latin incidere ; prefix in- in + caedere to cut. See Concise , and confer Incise .] To cut; to separate and remove; to resolve or break up, as by medicines. [ Obsolete] Arbuthnot.

Incidence noun [ Confer French incidence .]

1. A falling on or upon; an incident; an event. [ Obsolete] Bp. Hall.

2. (Physics) The direction in which a body, or a ray of light or heat, falls on any surface.

In equal incidences there is a considerable inequality of refractions.
Sir I. Newton.

Angle of incidence , the angle which a ray of light, or the line of incidence of a body, falling on any surface, makes with a perpendicular to that surface; also formerly, the complement of this angle. -- Line of incidence , the line in the direction of which a surface is struck by a body, ray of light, and the like.

Incidency noun Incidence. [ Obsolete] Shak.

Incident adjective [ Latin incidens , -entis , present participle & of incidere to fall into or upon; prefix in- in, on + cadere to fall: confer French incident . See Cadence .]

1. Falling or striking upon, as a ray of light upon a reflecting surface.

2. Coming or happening accidentally; not in the usual course of things; not in connection with the main design; not according to expectation; casual; fortuitous.

As the ordinary course of common affairs is disposed of by general laws, so likewise men's rarer incident necessities and utilities should be with special equity considered.

3. Liable to happen; apt to occur; befalling; hence, naturally happening or appertaining.

All chances incident to man's frail life.

The studies incident to his profession.

4. (Law) Dependent upon, or appertaining to, another thing, called the principal .

Incident proposition (Logic) , a proposition subordinate to another, and introduced by who , which , whose , whom , etc.; as, Julius, whose surname was Cæsar , overcame Pompey. I. Watts.

Incident noun [ Confer French incident .]
1. That which falls out or takes place; an event; casualty; occurrence.

2. That which happens aside from the main design; an accidental or subordinate action or event.

No person, no incident , in a play but must be of use to carry on the main design.

3. (Law) Something appertaining to, passing with, or depending on, another, called the principal . Tomlins.

Syn. -- Circumstance; event; fact; adventure; contingency; chance; accident; casualty. See Event .

Incidental adjective Happening, as an occasional event, without regularity; coming without design; casual; accidental; hence, not of prime concern; subordinate; collateral; as, an incidental conversation; an incidental occurrence; incidental expenses.

By some, religious duties . . . appear to be regarded . . . as an incidental business.

Syn. -- Accidental; casual; fortuitous; contingent; chance; collateral. See Accidental .

-- In`ci*den"tal*ly , adverb -- In`ci*den"tal*ness , noun

I treat either or incidentally of colors.

Incidental noun An incident; that which is incidental; esp., in the plural, an aggregate of subordinate or incidental items not particularized; as, the expense of tuition and incidentals . Pope.

Incidently adverb Incidentally. [ Obsolete]

Incinerable adjective Capable of being incinerated or reduced to ashes. Sir T. Browne.

Incinerate [ Late Latin incineratus , past participle of incinerare to incinerate; Latin prefix in- in + cinis , cineris , ashes.] Reduced to ashes by burning; thoroughly consumed. [ Obsolete] Bacon.

Incinerate transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Incinerated ; present participle & verbal noun Incinerating .] To burn to ashes; to consume; to burn. Bacon.

It is the fire only that incinerates bodies.

Incineration noun [ Late Latin incineratio : confer French incinération .] The act of incinerating, or the state of being incinerated; cremation.

The phenix kind,
Of whose incineration ,
There riseth a new creation.

Incipience, Incipiency noun [ Latin incipientia .] Beginning; commencement; incipient state.

Incipient adjective [ Latin incipiens , present participle of incipere to begin. See Inception .] Beginning to be, or to show itself; commencing; initial; as, the incipient stage of a fever; incipient light of day. -- In*cip"i*ent*ly , adverb

Incircle transitive verb See Encircle .

Incirclet noun [ Confer Encirclet .] A small circle. [ Obsolete] Sir P. Sidney.

Incircumscriptible adjective [ Prefix in- not + circumscriptible : confer Late Latin incircumscriptibilis .] Incapable of being circumscribed or limited. Cranmer.

Incircumscription noun Condition or quality of being incircumscriptible or limitless. Jer. Taylor.

Incircumspect adjective [ Prefix in- not + circumspect .] Not circumspect; heedless; careless; reckless; impolitic. Tyndale.

Incircumspection noun [ Confer French incirconspection .] Want of circumspection. Sir T. Browne.

Incise transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Incised ; present participle & verbal noun Incising .] [ Latin incisus , past participle of incidere to incise: confer French inciser . See Incide .]

1. To cut in or into with a sharp instrument; to carve; to engrave.

I on thy grave this epitaph incise .
T. Carew.

2. To cut, gash, or wound with a sharp instrument; to cut off.

Incised adjective
1. Cut in; carved; engraved.

2. (Botany) Having deep and sharp notches, as a leaf or a petal.

Incisely adverb In an incised manner.

Incision noun [ Latin incisio : confer French incision . See Incise .]

1. The act of incising, or cutting into a substance. Milton.

2. That which is produced by incising; the separation of the parts of any substance made by a cutting or pointed instrument; a cut; a gash.

3. Separation or solution of viscid matter by medicines. [ Obsolete]

Incisive adjective [ Confer French incisif .]

1. Having the quality of incising, cutting, or penetrating, as with a sharp instrument; cutting; hence, sharp; acute; sarcastic; biting. "An incisive , high voice." G. Eliot.

And her incisive smile accrediting
That treason of false witness in my blush.
Mrs. Browning.

2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the incisors; incisor; as, the incisive bones, the premaxillaries.

Incisor noun [ New Latin ] (Anat.) One of the teeth in front of the canines in either jaw; an incisive tooth. See Tooth .

Incisor adjective Adapted for cutting; of or pertaining to the incisors; incisive; as, the incisor nerve; an incisor foramen; an incisor tooth.

Incisory adjective Having the quality of cutting; incisor; incisive.

Incisure noun [ Latin incisura : confer French incisure .] A cut; an incision; a gash. Derham.

Incitant adjective [ Latin incitans , -antis , present participle of incitare . See Incite .] Inciting; stimulating.

Incitant noun That which incites; an inciting agent or cause; a stimulant. E. Darwin.

Incitation noun [ Latin incitatio : confer French incitation .]

1. The act of inciting or moving to action.

2. That which incites to action; that which rouses or prompts; incitement; motive; incentive.

The noblest incitation to honest attempts.

Incitative noun A provocative; an incitant; a stimulant. [ R.] Jervas.

Incite transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Incited ; present participle & verbal noun Inciting .] [ Latin incitare ; prefix in- in + citare to rouse, stir up: confer French inciter . See Cite .] To move to action; to stir up; to rouse; to spur or urge on.

Anthiochus, when he incited Prusias to join in war, set before him the greatness of the Romans.

No blown ambition doth our arms incite .

Syn. -- Excite; stimulate; instigate; spur; goad; arouse; move; urge; rouse; provoke; encourage; prompt; animate. See Excite .

Incitement noun [ Confer French incitement .]

1. The act of inciting.

2. That which incites the mind, or moves to action; motive; incentive; impulse. Burke.

From the long records of a distant age,
Derive incitements to renew thy rage.

Syn. -- Motive; incentive; spur; stimulus; impulse; encouragement.

Inciter noun One who, or that which, incites.

Incitingly adverb So as to incite or stimulate.

Incito-motor adjective [ Latin incitus incited + English motor .] (Physiol.) Inciting to motion; -- applied to that action which, in the case of muscular motion, commences in the nerve centers, and excites the muscles to contraction. Opposed to excito-motor .

Incito-motory adjective (Physiol.) Incitomotor.

Incivil adjective [ Latin incivilis ; prefix in- not + civilis civil: confer French incivil .] Uncivil; rude. [ Obsolete] Shak.

Incivility noun ; plural Incivilities . [ Latin incivilitas : confer French incivilité .]

1. The quality or state of being uncivil; want of courtesy; rudeness of manner; impoliteness. Shak. Tillotson.

2. Any act of rudeness or ill breeding.

Uncomely jests, loud talking and jeering, which, in civil account, are called indecencies and incivilities .
Jer. Taylor.

3. Want of civilization; a state of rudeness or barbarism. [ R.] Sir W. Raleigh.

Syn. -- Impoliteness; uncourteousness; unmannerliness; disrespect; rudeness; discourtesy.

Incivilization noun [ Prefix in- not + civilization .] The state of being uncivilized; want of civilization; barbarism.

Incivilly adverb Uncivilly. [ Obsolete] Shak.

Incivism noun [ Prefix in- not + civism : confer French incivisme .] Want of civism; want of patriotism or love to one's country; unfriendliness to one's state or government. [ R.] Macaulay.

Inclamation noun [ Latin inclamatio . See 1st In- , and Claim .] Exclamation. [ Obsolete] Bp. Hall.

Inclasp transitive verb [ Prefix in- in + clasp . Confer Enclasp .] To clasp within; to hold fast to; to embrace or encircle. [ Written also enclasp .]

The flattering ivy who did ever see
Inclasp the huge trunk of an aged tree.
F. Beaumont.

Inclaudent adjective Not closing or shutting.

Inclavated adjective [ Late Latin inclavatus ; Latin prefix in- in + clavare to fasten with nails, from clavus nail.] Set; fast; fixed. Dr. John Smith.

Inclave adjective [ See Inclavated .] (Her.) Resembling a series of dovetails; -- said of a line of division, such as the border of an ordinary.