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incitation

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noun in·ci·ta·tion \ˌin-ˌsī-ˈtā-shən, ˌin(t)-sə-\

Definition of incitation

  1. 1 :  an act of inciting :  stimulation

  2. 2 :  something that incites to action :  incentive



Examples of incitation in a sentence

  1. <the rabble-rousing speech was seen by many as an incitation to ethnic violence>

  2. <a mild heart attack was all the incitation he needed to adopt an exercise regimen and a healthy diet>



15th Century

First Known Use of incitation

15th century


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