exhortation vs incitement what difference

what is difference between exhortation and incitement

English

Etymology

From Old French exhortacion, from Latin exhortātiōnem, accusative singular of exhortātiō (encouraging; exhortation), from exhortor (encourage, exhort), from ex (out of, from) + hortor (encourage).

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

exhortation (countable and uncountable, plural exhortations)

  1. The act or practice of exhorting; the act of inciting to laudable deeds; incitement to that which is good or commendable.
  2. Language intended to incite and encourage
    Synonym: counsel
    Antonym: admonition

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:advice

Translations


French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin exhortātiō. Synchronically analysable as exhorter +‎ -ation.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛɡ.zɔʁ.ta.sjɔ̃/

Noun

exhortation f (plural exhortations)

  1. An exhortation
    Synonym: encouragement

Further reading

  • “exhortation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Alternative forms

  • encitement

Etymology

From French incitement, from Latin incitāmentum (incentive; incitement), from incitō (urge; quicken; incite, verb). Equivalent to incite +‎ -ment.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈsaɪt.mənt/

Noun

incitement (plural incitements)

  1. A call to act; encouragement to act, often in an illegal fashion.

Translations


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