Definition Of incite


encourage or stir up (violent or unlawful behavior).

the offense of inciting racial hatred

Example Of incite

  • According to the Trade Commission, the commercial contains pornographic elements and incites people to violence, in contravention of the Consumer Protection Act.

  • American authorities say they are working on a directive that would ban hate speech and incitements to violence and create a system for registering publications to lend some order to the media landscape.

  • And it did not incite me to physical violence, but it changed me, materially, and my world.

  • And refusing to sponsor, support or supply those who incite hatred of racial, religious or sexual minorities.

  • At this time it became a crime to incite someone to commit a ‘homosexual’ act.

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