incitement incitement  /ɪn ˈsaɪt mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating
  2. (n) needed encouragement
  3. (n) something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action
  4. (n) the act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion

Usage(s):

  1. Yet Mao's aquatic incitement of China's youth failed to produce a new generation of revolutionaries.
  2. He says he didn't want his answers to be construed as incitement.
  3. Section 2305 adds that incitement is a felony ever if the would-be suicide survives.

News

  • Postal worker charged with stealing cash from mail

    A Janesville woman is facing up to five years in prison if she’s convicted of stealing cash from a piece of mail, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. A grand jury returned an incitement against Kristy Hollibush, 43, of Janesville, who is charged with stealing cash from an envelope. The indictment accuses her of stealing the cash on Sept. 25 from a piece of mail while she was working at the ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: WISC-TV Madison

Quotes

  1. "Palestinians have strengthened their efforts on security, but they need to do more to stop incitement and to move forward with negotiations," Obama said. "Israelis have facilitated greater freedom of movement for the Palestinians and have...
    on Sep 22, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: USA Today

  2. "I say in front of you, Mr. President, that we have nothing to do with incitement against Israel, and we're not doing that," Abbas said. "What we care about is to live in coexistence with Israel in order to bring about the independent...
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: Mahmoud Abbas Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "There is no justification for hate speech or incitement to violence," Ban said in a statement. "The right of free expression is not at stake here."
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Reuters

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