Share this entry

Share this page


División en sílabas: fo·men·ta·tion
Pronunciación: /ˌfōmenˈtāSHən, -mən-

Definición de fomentation en inglés:


1The action of instigating or stirring up undesirable sentiment or actions.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In his memoirs, Joseph Holt recalled the fomentation of what was to become the Castle Hill rebellion.
  • More than any military operation, this kind of power projection works against the fomentation of militant hatred towards them.
  • The reasons for the fomentation of militancy have been spectacularly perpetuated by your very own government.
2 archaic A poultice.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Peat baths and peat fomentations have been used since the beginning of time to alleviate pain and disease.
  • Hot fomentations would give great relief, but did not give sufficient rest to the joint to permit of a cure.
  • There is an art to folding and making fomentations work right.


late Middle English: from late Latin fomentatio(n-), from the verb fomentare (see foment).

Definición de fomentation en:

Share this entry

Share this page


¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día glen
Pronunciación: ɡlɛn
a narrow valley, especially in Scotland or Ireland