Incendiarism



[in-sen-dee-uh-riz-uh m] /ɪnˈsɛn di əˌrɪz əm/

noun
1.
the act or practice of an arsonist; malicious burning.
2.
inflammatory behavior; agitation.
/ɪnˈsɛndɪəˌrɪzəm/
noun
1.
the act or practice of illegal burning; arson
2.
(esp formerly) the creation of civil strife or violence for political reasons
n.

1670s, figurative; 1837, literal; see incendiary + -ism.

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