incitation

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From Middle French incitation.

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incitation (uncountable)

  1. The act of inciting or moving to action.
  2. (obsolete) Something that incites to action; a stimulus or incentive.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.29:
      A notable man, great in yeares, in name, in dignity and in learning, vaunted himselfe unto me, that he was induced to a certaine most important change of his religion, by a strange and fantastical incitation [...].

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incitation f (plural incitations)

  1. incitation