Definition of Incendiarism

1. Noun. Malicious burning to destroy property. "The British term for arson is fire-raising"

Exact synonyms: Arson, Fire-raising
Generic synonyms: Burning, Combustion
Derivative terms: Arsonist



Definition of Incendiarism

1. n. The act or practice of maliciously setting fires; arson.

Definition of Incendiarism

1. Noun. act or practice of burning property; arson ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) inflammatory or provocative action; instigation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Incendiarism

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Incendiarism

1. Synonym: pyromania. Origin: L. Incendiarius, causing a conflagration (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Incendiarism

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1. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted, to by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"incendiarism In a Fire Policy, a condition that it does "not cover any loss or damage occasioned by or in consequence of incendiarism," includes any act of ..."

2. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1907)
"... view of preventing such a crime as that of murder or incendiarism, than in the view of preventing the uttering of a piece of bad money. See BI tit. ..."

3. Palmer's Index to "The Times" NewspaperTimes (London, England) (1874)
"Lowe, Samuel, for incendiarism, 10 m 11 d Criminal Trials ... Hughes, for Stealing, 12/11 с • Mitchell, Alfred, for incendiarism, 5 m 11 с —- John, ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1897)
"FROM THE SPEECH ON incendiarism IN IRELAND (1844) THE great and all-present evil of the rural districts is this — you have too many people for the work to ..."

5. The Health of Nations: A Review of the Works of Edwin Chadwick by Edwin Chadwick, Benjamin Ward Richardson (1887)
"Under the existing conditions, the practice of incendiarism for insurance money is far more prevalent than the public are aware. It is estimated by officers ..."

6. Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Fire Underwriters Association (1884)
"incendiarism. " incendiarism is the shadow of insurance, and as the sun of prosperity in the ... Webster defines incendiarism to be the act of maliciously ..."

7. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1845)
"... placing those who enjoy the great blessing of legal freedom in bonds almost as hard to break as those which bind the limbs of the slave. incendiarism. ..."

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