Definition of inflammatory in English:

inflammatory

Syllabification: in·flam·ma·to·ry
Pronunciation: /inˈflaməˌtôrē
 
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adjective

  • 1Relating to or causing inflammation of a part of the body.
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    • Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are idiopathic inflammatory disorders of unknown aetiology.
    • Fistulae may result from localized infection or indicate inflammatory bowel disease.
    • Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease in which your immune system attacks some of your own cells.
  • 2(Especially of speech or writing) arousing or intended to arouse angry or violent feelings: inflammatory slogans
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    • Some journalists have attacked the inflammatory speeches of some imams.
    • He was charged with making inflammatory speeches and inciting people to violence.
    • We can only speculate as to why Mr Townend chose to deliver his inflammatory speech when he did.

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