Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun incitement

4 senses of incitement

Sense 1
incitation, incitement -- (an act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating; "the incitement of mutiny")
       => arousal, rousing -- (the act of arousing; "the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions")

Sense 2
provocation, incitement -- (needed encouragement; "the result was a provocation of vigorous investigation")
       => encouragement -- (the expression of approval and support)

Sense 3
incitement, incitation, provocation -- (something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action)
       => psychic energy, mental energy -- (an actuating force or factor)

Sense 4
exhortation, incitement -- (the act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion)
       => persuasion, suasion -- (the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action)

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