incitement

  • 1 incitement — index catalyst, cause (reason), incentive, inducement, influence, instigation, invitation, persuasion …

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  • 2 Incitement — In*cite ment, n. [Cf. F. incitement.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of inciting. [1913 Webster] 2. That which incites the mind, or moves to action; motive; incentive; impulse. Burke. [1913 Webster] From the long records of a distant age, Derive… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 incitement — (n.) 1590s, from INCITE (Cf. incite) + MENT (Cf. ment) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 incitement — *stimulus, stimulant, excitant, impetus Analogous words: spur, goad, incentive, inducement, impulse, *motive, spring: provoking or provocation, excitement, stimulation, piquing (see corresponding verbs at PROVOKE): motivation, activation,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 incitement — Incitement, Inuitatus, huius inuitatus, Inuitatio …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 6 Incitement — In English criminal law, incitement is an anticipatory common law offence and is the act of persuading, encouraging, instigating, pressuring, or threatening so as to cause another to commit a crime.It will be abolished on 1 October 2008 [… …

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  • 7 incitement — n. incitement to (incitement to riot) * * * [ɪn saɪtmənt] incitement to (incitement to riot) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8 incitement — [[t]ɪnsa͟ɪtmənt[/t]] incitements N VAR: oft N to n If someone is accused of incitement to violent or illegal behaviour, they are accused of encouraging people to behave in that way. British law forbids incitement to murder... He still faces… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 incitement — (in si te man) s. m. Action d inciter. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Comme metaux et pierres de valeurs, Incitemens à tous maux et malheurs, MAROT IV, 19. ÉTYMOLOGIE    ital. incitamento ; du lat. incitamentum, de incitare, inciter. SUPPLÉMENT AU… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 10 incitement — incite ► VERB 1) encourage or stir up (violent or unlawful behaviour). 2) urge or persuade to act in a violent or unlawful way. DERIVATIVES incitement noun inciter noun. ORIGIN Latin incitare, from citare rouse …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 incitement — noun 1. an act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating (Freq. 3) the incitement of mutiny • Syn: ↑incitation • Derivationally related forms: ↑incite, ↑incite (for: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 incitement — noun see incite …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 incitement — /in suyt meuhnt/, n. 1. the act of inciting. 2. the state of being incited. 3. motive; incentive. [1585 95; INCITE + MENT; cf. L incitamentum] * * * …

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  • 14 incitement — noun A call to act; encouragement to act, often in an illegal fashion …

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  • 15 incitement — Synonyms and related words: aggravation, agitating, agitation, animation, arousal, arousing, awakening, bait, bribe, carrot, clout, compulsion, drive, driving force, electrification, encouragement, enticement, exacerbation, exasperation,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 incitement — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. motive, stimulus, instigation, provocation; see incentive . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Something that incites especially a violent response: goad, incitation, instigation, provocation, stimulus, trigger. See CAUSE …

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  • 17 incitement — in|cite|ment [ ın saıtmənt ] noun singular or uncount something that encourages people to be violent or commit crimes, or the deliberate act of encouraging violence or crime …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 incitement — in·cite·ment || ɪn saɪtmÉ™nt n. stirring up, provocation, instigation, stimulation …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 incitement — n. Inducement, stimulus, impulse, spur, provocative, incentive, motive, encouragement, goad …

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  • 20 incitement — n 1. instigation, provocation, fomentation, actuation, insistence, incitation; excitement, arousal, agitation, inflammation; stimulation, animation, invigoration, motivation, inspiration, vivifica tion; encouragement, abetment, emboldenment;… …

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