incitement

Definitions of incitement
  1. noun
    an act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating
    “the incitement of mutiny”
    synonyms: incitation
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    type of:
    arousal, rousing
    the act of arousing
  2. noun
    the act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion
    synonyms: exhortation
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    types:
    pep talk
    a speech of exhortation attempting to instill enthusiasm and determination in a team or staff
    type of:
    persuasion, suasion
    the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action
  3. noun
    needed encouragement
    synonyms: provocation
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    types:
    subornation
    underhandedly or improperly inducing someone to do something improper or unlawful
    subornation of perjury
    (law) inducing someone to make a false oath as part of a judicial proceeding
    type of:
    encouragement
    the expression of approval and support
  4. noun
    something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action
    synonyms: incitation, provocation
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    types:
    signal
    any incitement to action
    type of:
    mental energy, psychic energy
    an actuating force or factor
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