incomplete etymology

English word incomplete comes from Latin ingratus (Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.), Latin completus (Complete. Full. Perfect.)

Detailed word origin of incomplete

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ingratus Latin (lat) Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.
completus Latin (lat) Complete. Full. Perfect.
incomplētus Late Latin (LL)
incompleet Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
incomplete English (eng) (Internet) A multipart file posted to Usenet that is incomplete and thus unusable.. (Internet) A multiplayer game that is abandoned because one player disconnects.. A designation of being incomplete.. Something incomplete. (botany) Of a flower, wanting any of the usual floral organs.. Not complete; not finished.

Words with the same origin as incomplete

Descendants of completus