Definitions for instigationˌɪn stɪˈgeɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•sti•ga•tionˌɪn stɪˈgeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of instigating; incitement.

  2. an incentive.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abetment, abettal, instigation(noun)

    the verbal act of urging on

  2. fomentation, instigation(noun)

    deliberate and intentional triggering (of trouble or discord)


  1. instigation(Noun)

    The act of instigating, or the state of being instigated; incitement; especially to evil or wickedness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Instigation(noun)

    the act of instigating, or the state of being instigated; incitement; esp. to evil or wickedness

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