Synonyms for provocation

Synonyms for (noun) provocation

Synonyms: aggravation, provocation, irritation

Definition: unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment

Similar words: aggression

Definition: deliberately unfriendly behavior


Synonyms: incitement, provocation

Definition: needed encouragement

Usage: the result was a provocation of vigorous investigation

Similar words: encouragement

Definition: the expression of approval and support


Synonyms: provocation, incitation, incitement

Definition: something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action

Similar words: psychic energy, mental energy

Definition: an actuating force or factor