incitement

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EtymologyEdit

From French incitement, from Latin incitāmentum (incentive; incitement), from incitō (urge; quicken; incite, verb). Equivalent to incite +‎ -ment.

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incitement (plural incitements)

  1. A call to act; encouragement to act, often in an illegal fashion.
    The sheriff was constantly goading me into shooting trespassers, which should surely count as incitement at the very least.

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