incitement

[ in-sahyt-muh nt ]
/ ɪnˈsaɪt mənt /

noun

the act of inciting.
the state of being incited.
motive; incentive.

Nearby words

  1. incisor canal,
  2. incisors,
  3. incisory,
  4. incisure,
  5. incite,
  6. incitive,
  7. incivil,
  8. incivility,
  9. incl.,
  10. inclasp

Origin of incitement

1585–95; incite + -ment; compare Latin incitāmentum

Related formsnon·in·cite·ment, noun

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Word Origin and History for incitement

incitement

n.

1590s, from incite + -ment.

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