verb (used with object), in·curred, in·cur·ring.
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Origin of incur
OTHER WORDS FROM incurin·cur·ra·ble, adjectivere·in·cur, verb (used with object), re·in·curred, re·in·cur·ring.self-in·curred, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for incur
I shirked duty in pursuit of a good sleep, incurring her wrath this morning.
Were you afraid of incurring the wrath of the critics when it was produced?
Incurring the wrath of the nihilists early, he feinted right.The Forgotten Russian: The Genius of Nikolai Leskov|Benjamin Lytal|April 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The CPA candidate was found to have filed her taxes late three times since 2003, incurring more than $4,500 in fines.
General Symons warned them of the risk they were incurring and dismissed them.The Pacification of Burma|Sir Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite
If it is not, a delay in the building is always preferable to any danger of incurring the displeasure of the luck gods.Japanese Girls and Women|Alice Mabel Bacon
For him I can, and do make every sacrifice, even to the incurring of your displeasure, and the condemnation of all who know me.Wau-nan-gee or the Massacre at Chicago|Major John Richardson
With one of these she now determined to part, in preference to any new exposure at Etherington, or to incurring the smallest debt.Camilla|Fanny Burney
He had carried away, vi et armis, a nun from a convent, incurring the enmity of the Church and the displeasure of his sovereign.Romance|Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer