incitement

[in-sahyt-muhnt]
noun
1.
the act of inciting.
2.
the state of being incited.
3.
motive; incentive.

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

nonincitement, noun
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incite (ɪnˈsaɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to stir up or provoke to action
 
[C15: from Latin incitāre, from in-² + citāre to excite]
 
inci'tation
 
n
 
in'citement
 
n
 
in'citer
 
n
 
in'citingly
 
adv

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Example sentences
There was much provocation and incitement both at home and abroad.
Another incitement to the adoption of a new penal system is the awakening to
  the cruel ravages of consumption in the jails.
And writing polemics about their so-called right to smoke is incitement to riot.
It is dangerous incitement that should never be tolerated.
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