concitation

noun
con·​ci·​ta·​tion | \ ˌkän(t)səˈtāshən \
plural -s

Definition of concitation

: the act of stirring up, exciting, or agitating

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History and Etymology for concitation

Latin concitation-, concitatio, from concitatus (past participle of concitare to stir up, rouse, from com- + citare to set in motion) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Concitation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/concitation. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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