noun. ['ˌprɑːvəˈkeɪʃən'] unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment.
Words that Rhyme with Provocation
Example sentences of the word provocation
1. Noun, singular or mass
If she regularly falls asleep during the daylight without provocation, she may need to see a doctor.
Quotes containing the word provocation
1. A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.
- Edward P. Morgan
noun. ['ˌprɑːvəˈkeɪʃən'] needed encouragement.
noun. ['ˌprɑːvəˈkeɪʃən'] something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action.
- psychic energy