from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Arousing passion or strong emotion, especially anger, belligerence, or desire.
- adj. Characterized or caused by inflammation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Tending to inflame or provoke somebody.
- adj. Causing or caused by inflammation.
- n. Any material that causes inflammation
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Tending to inflame, kindle, or irritate.
- adj. Tending to excite anger, animosity, tumult, or sedition; seditious.
- adj. Accompanied with, or tending to cause, preternatural heat and excitement of arterial action.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tending to inflame, or to excite or produce inflammation: as, inflammatory medicines.
- Of the nature of, or accompanied or caused by, the morbid condition called inflammation: as, inflammatory rheumatism.
- Of, pertaining to, or indicative of inflammation, or an inflamed condition: as, inflammatory symptoms.
- Tending to excite passion, desire, etc.; of a nature to rouse anger, animosity, tumult, sedition, etc.: as, an inflammatory harangue.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. characterized or caused by inflammation
- adj. arousing to action or rebellion
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