Definition of Instigative

1. Adjective. Arousing to action or rebellion.




Definition of Instigative

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Instigative

instaurator
instaurators
instead
instead of
insteep
instep
insteps
instigant
instigate
instigated
instigates
instigating
instigatingly
instigation
instigations
instigative (current term)
instigator
instigators
instigatour
instigatrix
instil
instill
instillation
instillations
instillator
instilled
instiller
instillers
instilling
instillment

Literary usage of Instigative

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1. The Method of the Divine Government, Physical and Moral by James McCosh (1882)
"To every emotion of the one class, there is a corresponding emotion of the other class. Thus— (1.) Some are instigative, and others ..."

2. Readings in Descriptive and Historical Sociology by Franklin Henry Giddings (1906)
"They lack aggressiveness, and in so far as they work upon human beings in their industrial and political activities, they are instigative rather than ..."

3. Socio-anthropometry: An Inter-racial Critique by Beatrice Louise Stanoyevich, Beatrice Louise Stevenson (1916)
"Italian disposition is a combination of the aggressive and instigative,—aggressive as old Rome was aggressive, and instigative as have been the cabals and ..."

4. Contact with the Other World: The Latest Evidence as to Communication with by James Hervey Hyslop (1919)
"In these cases the stimulus is only instigative. But a transmissive stimulus produces results less symbolical. The thought of the foreign agent seems to be ..."

5. Inductive Sociology: A Syllabus of Methods, Analyses and Classifications by Franklin Henry Giddings (1901)
"Other individuals are instigative; they incite their fellows to act, ... In other individuals a convivial character, an instigative disposition, ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1917)
"(2) What I may call the instigative type which is illustrated by the Doris case and a ... But the instigative type is that in which the discarnate acts as a ..."

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