11 Letters
6 Consonants
5 Vowels
4 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use provocation as a noun in a sentence.
About Provocation
A 4 syllables noun and 11 letters with the letters a, c, i, n, o, p, r, t, and v, 6 consonants, 5 vowels and 4 syllables with the middle letter c. Provocation starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters p, pr, pro, prov, provo, and the ending characters are n, on, ion, tion, ation, ..
Unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment
Compound Words
A compound word, provocation has more than one word within it. There's 4 words which are pro, vocation, provo, and cation.
School Grade
Provocation is set as a sat word that starts with p, ends with n, 4 syllables, 5 vowels and 11 letters.
Pig Latin
Provocation in Pig Latin is said as "ovocationpray or ovocationprway".
p | r | o | v | o | c | a | t | i | o | n
pr | ro | ov | vo | oc | ca | at | ti | io | on
pro | rov | ovo | voc | oca | cat | ati | tio | ion
prov | rovo | ovoc | voca | ocat | cati | atio | tion
Word Gram
Noun Examples
unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment
needed encouragement;
"the result was a provocation of vigorous investigation"
something that incites or provokes;
a means of arousing or stirring to action

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Provocation"

There are 56 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to provocation.

Affronta deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of an affront
"turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"
Agitatingcausing or tending to cause anger or resentment
"a provoking delay at the airport"
Agitativecausing or tending to cause anger or resentment
"a provoking delay at the airport"
Annoyancethe act of troubling or annoying someone
Annoyingthe act of troubling or annoying someone
Bothersomecausing irritation or annoyance
"tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"
"aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"
"found it galling to have to ask permission"
"an irritating delay"
"nettlesome paperwork"
"a pesky m
Causal Agency
Causal Agent
Causeany entity that causes events to happen

View all cognitive synonyms for Provocation


There are 1 anagrams from provocation.

Anagram Definition
Provocationunfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment

View English words with the unique letters used in provocation. Words With The Letters Acinoprtv


Provocation derives from 25 words.

Word Definition
Aggravatemake worse
"This drug aggravates the pain"
Annoycause annoyance in
disturb, especially by minor irritations
"Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"
"It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
Besetassail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"
Bothersomething or someone that causes trouble
a source of unhappiness
"washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"
"a bit of a bother"
"he''s not a friend, he''s an infliction"
Chafeanger produced by some annoying irritation
Chevvyannoy continually or chronically
"He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"
"This man harasses his female co-workers"
Chevyannoy continually or chronically
"He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"
"This man harasses his female co-workers"
Chivvyannoy continually or chronically
"He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"
"This man harasses his female co-workers"
Chivyannoy continually or chronically
"He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"
"This man harasses his female co-workers"
Devila word used in exclamations of confusion
"what the devil"
"the deuce with it"
"the dickens you say"


Provocation has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Aggressionviolent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked


There are 5 hyponyms for provocation

Word Definition
Aggro(informal British usage) aggravation or aggression;
"I skipped it because it was too much aggro"
Last Straw
Tauntaggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
Tauntingaggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
Twitaggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing


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