Synonyms
Antonyms

1. instigation

noun. ['ˌɪnstɪˈgeɪʃən'] deliberate and intentional triggering (of trouble or discord).

Synonyms

  • fomentation
  • induction
  • initiation

Antonyms

  • folly
  • disapproval
  • despair
  • disheartenment

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Instigation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word instigation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pawing is a classic play instigation tactic that dogs use with each other and with their owners.

2. instigation

noun. ['ˌɪnstɪˈgeɪʃən'] the verbal act of urging on.

Synonyms

  • encouragement
  • abettal

Antonyms

  • intimidation
  • dissuasion
  • determent
Synonym.com