Definition of inciteful in English:

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inciteful

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈsʌɪtfʊl/ /ɪnˈsʌɪtf(ə)l/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

adjective

(Of words, actions, etc.) offering incitement.
Example sentences
  • His lengthy, but inciteful piece in Salon this week explains in depth why he believes any possible war is not about oil.
  • Compton expressed ‘shock’ at the ‘savagery of the piece’ and that the Voice had allowed the printing of such ‘inflammatory and inciteful statements’ without a ‘single shred of factual support.’
  • Our top religious authority and body in Saudi Arabia issued a ruling, a religious ruling saying that it is un-Islamic to call people ‘infidels,’ because that's inciteful, and incitefulness leads to violence and the killing of innocents.

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