incitation

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

Definition of incitation

1 :an act of inciting :stimulation
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

First Known Use of incitation

15th century


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