What is another word for inducement?

Pronunciation: [ɪndjˈuːsmənt] (IPA)

Inducement is a term that refers to an incentive, motivation, or persuasion to do something. There are several synonyms for the word inducement that can be used depending on the context and the degree of persuasion or motivation. For instance, the terms stimulus, catalyst, or impetus can be used when referring to a factor that triggers a response or action. Incentive or reward is a synonym that is mostly used to refer to compensation or benefit offered as a means of encouraging desired behavior. Similarly, motives, influences, and drives are synonyms that can refer to factors that underlie a person's behavior and actions.

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What are the opposite words for inducement?

Inducement is a word that refers to something that motivates or persuades someone to act in a certain way. The antonyms for the word inducement would be something that discourages or dissuades someone from taking a particular action. Examples of antonyms for the word inducement could include disincentive, deterrent, discouragement, prohibition, or penalty. While inducement is often used in a positive light, antonyms for the word induce can often carry a negative connotation. For instance, the notion of a penalty or disincentive can imply that there is some negative consequence to be avoided, rather than a positive reward to be gained.

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Usage examples for Inducement

It is only an inducement to crime.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
The weather assuredly offered but little inducement to linger out of doors, for, as the morning wore on, the rain and wind increased in violence, while vast masses of mist swept over the sea and were carried on shore, leaving only, at intervals, little patches of the village to be seen,-dreary, storm-beaten, and desolate!
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
The inducement to seek shelter in cemented walls of snow and to wait for better weather was very great.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Inducement

  • The more I thought of the McClure offer the less I thought of it. So I told him last night I was satisfied where I was, and that the $75 he offered me was no inducement.
    Richard H. Davis
  • Awards shows are my greatest inducement to get back into shape.
    Jane Kaczmarek
  • Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet, respectful tones, but in a foreign language. You'd be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children.
    Judith Martin
  • I had no inducement to proceed further into the interior. I had been sufficiently disappointed in the termination of this excursion, and the track before me was still less inviting.
    Charles Sturt
  • It is easier for a man to be loyal to his club than to his planet; the bylaws are shorter, and he is personally acquainted with the other members.The planet holds out no such inducement. The planet is everybody's. All it offers is the grass, the sky, the water, the ineluctable dream of peace and fruition.
    E. B. White

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