The act of instigating, or the state of being instigated; incitement; especially to evil or wickedness.(noun)
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Use "instigation" in a sentence
"But Charles and his audience believe that I was responsible for MSNBC's comments about LGF, either through direct instigation, which is false, or through indirect provocation through my two posts mentioning the site."
"He recalled the instigation of the series in an interview with the Payson Roundup about six years ago."
"However, according to Roberto Pereira, the journalist's attorney, the broadcasting of opinions favoring the right to gather and demonstrate freely cannot be classified as instigation to commit a crime, nor can it be considered to constitute complicity in the commission of any crime that other people may commit while exercising the aforementioned rights."