Associations to the word «Provocation»

Wiktionary

PROVOCATION, noun. The act of provoking, inciting or annoying someone into doing something
PROVOCATION, noun. Something that provokes; a provocative act
PROVOCATION, noun. (emergency medicine) The second step in OPQRST regarding the investigation of what makes the symptoms MOI or NOI improve or deteriorate.

Dictionary definition

PROVOCATION, noun. Unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment.
PROVOCATION, noun. Something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action.
PROVOCATION, noun. Needed encouragement; "the result was a provocation of vigorous investigation".

Wise words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery