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Definitions for inflammatory
ɪnˈflæm əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr iin·flam·ma·to·ry
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word inflammatory.
characterized or caused by inflammation
"an inflammatory process"; "an inflammatory response"
incendiary, incitive, inflammatory, instigative, rabble-rousing, seditiousadjective
arousing to action or rebellion
Tending to inflame or provoke somebody.
Sam posted an inflammatory comment in the talk page.
Causing or caused by inflammation.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Having the power of inflaming.
Etymology: from inflame.
The extremity of pain often creates a coldness in the extremities: such a sensation is very consistent with an inflammatory distemper. John Arbuthnot, on Diet.
An inflammatory fever hurried him out of this life in three days. Alexander Pope, to Swift.
tending to inflame, kindle, or irritate
tending to excite anger, animosity, tumult, or sedition; seditious; as, inflammatory libels, writings, speeches, or publications
accompanied with, or tending to cause, preternatural heat and excitement of arterial action; as, an inflammatory disease
Etymology: [Cf. F. inflammatoire.]
The numerical value of inflammatory in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of inflammatory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of inflammatory in a Sentence
Given the volatility of the protests, I think it's misguided regardless of the protest, it's inflammatory and is triggering upset and anger.
We do not know whether the observed behavior involves empathy, we know that it may qualify as prosocial behaviour, meaning it may increase the welfare of another animal -- feeling better via the social attention and caring, or via substances in the saliva-insect mix that may be soothing or anti-inflammatory. There are examples of chimpanzees adopting and rescuing other chimpanzees, which may involve empathy.
There is no criminal investigation and never has been. To say otherwise is just patently false and needlessly inflammatory.
I believe pulse oximetry is incredibly valuable if we were to use it in the window of time that the disease begins to gather strength, which is usually five to 10 days out from when someone is first infected, then the other thing is to measure inflammatory markers when we observe them in the hospital and use the variety of medicines at our disposal to address inflammation. It's time to get ahead of this virus instead of chasing it.
It is very concerning that the [DSG] president has chosen to veto recognition of Duke’s SSI chapter based on the misguided notion that calling out false and inflammatory anti-Israel rhetoric online is unethical. SSI had every right to respond to the polemics, and the student who posted her opinion about having an SSI group on campus should have expected a response to her antisemitic comment.Penalizing the SSI group for responding to an antisemitic comment represents a double standard.We call on Duke’s student government to reverse this poor decision.
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