Inflammatory Definition

ĭn-flămə-tôrē
adjective
Arousing passion or strong emotion, especially anger, belligerence, or desire.
American Heritage Medicine
Rousing or likely to rouse excitement, anger, violence, rioting, etc.
An inflammatory speech.
Webster's New World
Of, caused by, or characterized by inflammation.
Webster's New World
Relating to or involved in inflammation.
Inflammatory cells.
American Heritage Medicine
The definition of inflammatory is something that will cause swelling of a part of the body, something that is related to swelling or speech or writing which is likely to incite anger or violent feelings.
A rash that causes swelling is an example of something that would be described as inflammatory.
An offensive piece of writing published in a local newspaper is an example of something that would be described as inflammatory.
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noun

Any material that causes inflammation.

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Other Word Forms of Inflammatory

Noun

Singular:
inflammatory
Plural:
inflammatories

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