Synonyms and Antonyms of incitement
1 something that arouses a strong response from another the insulting remark was all the incitement that was needed for a fight to break out Synonyms excitement, incitation, provocation, instigationRelated Words encouragement, galvanization, goad, incentive, inducement, jog, prod, spur, stimulant, stimulation, stimulus; enticement, lure; induction, inspiration, motivation; aggravation, annoyance, bother, exasperation, frustration, hassle, headache, irritant, nuisance, peeve, pestNear Antonyms subduing
2 something that arouses action or activity the approaching deadline was certainly an incitement to get going on the assignment Synonyms boost, encouragement, goad, impetus, incentive, incitation, impulse, instigation, momentum, motivation, provocation, spur, stimulant, stimulus, yeastRelated Words inducement, invitation; antecedent, cause, consideration, grounds, motive, occasion, reason; catalyst, catalyzer, fuel, sparkAntonyms counterincentive, disincentive
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