Definition of Incitement

1. Noun. An act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating. "The incitement of mutiny"

Exact synonyms: Incitation
Generic synonyms: Arousal, Rousing
Derivative terms: Incite, Incite, Incite



2. Noun. Needed encouragement. "The result was a provocation of vigorous investigation"
Exact synonyms: Provocation
Generic synonyms: Encouragement
Specialized synonyms: Subornation
Derivative terms: Incite, Provoke

3. Noun. Something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action.
Exact synonyms: Incitation, Provocation
Generic synonyms: Mental Energy, Psychic Energy
Specialized synonyms: Signal
Derivative terms: Incite, Incite, Incite, Incite, Provoke, Provoke, Provoke

4. Noun. The act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion.
Exact synonyms: Exhortation
Generic synonyms: Persuasion, Suasion
Specialized synonyms: Pep Talk
Derivative terms: Exhort, Exhort

Definition of Incitement

1. n. The act of inciting.

Definition of Incitement

1. Noun. A call to act; encouragement to act, often in an illegal fashion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Incitement

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Incitement

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1. The Police Power, Public Policy and Constitutional Rights by Ernst Freund (1904)
"incitement to crime and violence.—Freedom of speech finds, however, its limit in incitement to crime ami violence. By the principles of the common law, ..."

2. The Police Power, Public Policy and Constitutional Rights by Ernst Freund (1904)
"incitement to crime and violence.—Freedom of speech finds, however, its limit in incitement to crime anil violence. By the principles of the common law, ..."

3. A Digest of the Criminal Law (crimes and Punishments) by James Fitzjames Stephen (1887)
"incitement TO COMMIT A CRIME. 2 EVERY one who incites any person to commit any crime commits a misdemeanor, whether the crime is or is not committed. ..."

4. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1837)
"This cheering incitement, the genial sunshine of approbation, has at all times promoted the cultivation of literature in small republics rather than large ..."

5. The Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States by United States Dept. of State, Francis Wharton, John Bassett Moore (1889)
"Your excellency must perceive that his arrangements will greatly depend upon my communication ; and therefore you will need no incitement to transmit to me ..."

6. Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkin (1895)
"incitement to murder by a slave.— inciting » ' We have been truly informed that a certain man, by murder his the instigation of the devil, said to another ..."

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