Definition of Incitive

1. Adjective. Arousing to action or rebellion.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Incitive

incitants
incitation
incitations
incitative
incitatives
incite
incited
inciteful
incitement
incitements
inciter
inciters
incites
inciting
incitingly
incitive (current term)
incito-motor
incito-motory
incivil
incivilities
incivility
incivilization
incivilly
incivism
incivisms
inclamation
inclamations
inclarity
inclasp
inclasped

Literary usage of Incitive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1880)
"The agitations thus imparting themselves are various and, because communicative, may be regarded as excitants or incitive actions, already called stimuli or ..."

2. The Story of the Hymns and Tunes by Hezekiah Butterworth, Theron Brown (1906)
"... and, like all the hymns of that celebrated collection, is an incitive to spiritual thought for the thoughtless, as well as a language for those who ..."

3. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin (1904)
"Every conceivable incitive to laughter was used in vain. When asked whether they ever laughed, they replied, cf No, what is there to laugh at ? ..."

4. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1859)
"... or as an incitive to a more profound examination. There are three bodies, chlorine, bromine, and iodine, which are connected, as every one knows, ..."

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