• Provocation Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) An appeal to a court. [A Latinism]
- (n.) Incitement; stimulus; as, provocation to mirth.
- (n.) Such prior insult or injury as may be supposed, under the circumstances, to create hot blood, and to excuse an assault made in retort or redress.
- (n.) The act of provoking, or causing vexation or, anger.
- (n.) That which provokes, or excites anger; the cause of resentment; as, to give provocation.