Provocation synonyms

prŏv'ə-kā'shən
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A call to act; encouragement to act, often in an illegal fashion.
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(Physiology) Something external that elicits or influences a physiological or psychological activity or response.
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(Law) An explanatory introduction in a pleading
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Something, such as the fear of punishment or the expectation of reward, that induces action or motivates effort.
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A thing or person that annoys
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A complaint or protestation based on such a circumstance:
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Something that causes injury, irritation, or trauma.
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The condition of being irritated; vexation:
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Scoring ability or potential.
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Vexation is something that causes you to be annoyed or distressed.
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(Psychiatry) The mechanism by which ideas, impulses, etc. are repressed
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(Psychiatry) The mechanism by which unacceptable ideas, impulses, etc. are suppressed
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The act of preventing or hindering; obstruction of action, access, or approach; thwarting.
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(Informal) Bother
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The act of annoying
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The act of exasperating or the state of being exasperated; irritation; keen or bitter anger.
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Harassment is defined as chronically annoying or tormenting someone.
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An act or instance of annoying somebody.
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The definition of a challenge is an act of rebellion against someone or something.
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The act of defying; open, bold resistance to authority or opposition
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A sharp-pointed stick used in driving oxen
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The act of inciting or moving to action.
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The act of instigating, or the state of being instigated; incitement; especially to evil or wickedness.
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A similar device used to activate any mechanism.
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Plural form of feeling
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(Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
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The sudden onset of a disease.
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A basis for an action or response; a reason:
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Exasperation.
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Find another word for provocation. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for provocation, like: incitement, stimulus, inducement, incentive, annoyance, grievance, insult, irritation, offense, vexation and repression.