What does provoked mean?

Definitions for provoked

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word provoked.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aggravated, provoked(adj)

    incited, especially deliberately, to anger

    "aggravated by passive resistance"; "the provoked animal attacked the child"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Provoked

    of Provoke


  1. Provoked

    Provoked is a 2006 British film, directed by Jag Mundhra. It stars Aishwarya Rai, Naveen Andrews, Miranda Richardson, Robbie Coltrane, Nandita Das and Steve McFadden. The film is loosely based on the true story of Kiranjit Ahluwalia who killed her abusive husband. Cinematography for the film was handled by Madhu Ambat. The film's score and soundtrack was composed by A. R. Rahman, and the theme song for the film, Alive, was composed by Rahman and sung by Karen David, who has a small cameo in the film. Shot in London, the film was released theatrically in April 2007.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of provoked in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of provoked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

    I will miss the challenges and the laughter he provoked.

  2. Steve Moore:

    A hundred people died in that, it was a suicide; however, it was provoked by the FBI intervention.

  3. Alvin Toffler:

    Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.

  4. Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty:

    The study of her remains shows the typical destructive damage provoked by the extension of a breast cancer as a metastasis.

  5. Andrew Parker:

    We believe that since October 2013 there have been more than 20 terrorist plots either directed or provoked by extremist groups.

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