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Inflammatory meaning

inflammatory - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. Tending to inflame, kindle, or irritate.
  2. 2. Tending to excite anger, animosity, tumult, or sedition; seditious; as, inflammatory libels, writings, speeches, or publications.
  3. 3. Accompanied with, or tending to cause, preternatural heat and excitement of arterial action; as, an inflammatory disease.
  4. 4. Tending to excite passion, tumult, or rebellion; tending to produce, accompanied by, or showing, a condition of redness, swelling, etc.
  5. 5. Inflaming; exciting.

inflammatory - examples of usage

  1. They were told that Elizur Wright had stirred up the people of New York to insurrection, by inflammatory placards.
  2. If the limitation of streams as self- clarifiers were better understood there would be such protection given to them and their water- sheds that there would be no more refuse, laden with typhoid, cholera and inflammatory intestinal germs given to them, especially if the great distances these germs travel and their tenacity of life were better known.
  3. For the purpose of this work it will be convenient to consider these as one inflammatory disease, making a distinction merely between the acute and the chronic or of long standing. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
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