The definition of incipient is in the beginning stages.
Having a relatively low level of industrial capability, technological sophistication, and economic productivity:
Connected with growing
Striving for or desirous of reaching some (usually lofty) goal
Unusual or different:
Initial or introductory
Bearing showy or profuse flowers
Used as an intensive:
Showing promise of success, excellence, etc.
Reaching or having recently reached puberty.
Marked by or suggesting a lack of normal maturity:
(Psychology) Present and accessible in the unconscious mind but not consciously expressed.
Of or like an embryo
Done or uttered just before death:
Being in an early period of life or growth; not old
Find another word for budding. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for budding, like: maturing, incipient, developing, growing, about to bloom, burgeoning, blossoming, aspiring, fresh, opening and bursting (forth).