1. [ noun ] an act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating
Synonyms: incitation

"the incitement of mutiny"

Related terms: arousal incite
2. [ noun ] needed encouragement
Synonyms: provocation

"the result was a provocation of vigorous investigation"

Related terms: encouragement subornation motivate
3. [ noun ] something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action
Synonyms: incitation provocation
Related terms: psychic_energy signal arouse motivate prod incite
4. [ noun ] the act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion
Synonyms: exhortation
Related terms: persuasion pep_talk cheer
Similar spelling:   incident