Etymology
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inflammatory (adj.)

"tending to rouse passions or desires," 1711, a figurative use from Latin inflammat-, past participle stem of inflammare "to set on fire" (see inflame) + -ory. From 1732 in pathology, "accompanied by (pathological) inflammation." as a noun from 1680s.

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Definitions of inflammatory

inflammatory (adj.)
characterized or caused by inflammation;
an inflammatory process
an inflammatory response
inflammatory (adj.)
arousing to action or rebellion;
Synonyms: incendiary / incitive / instigative / rabble-rousing / seditious
From wordnet.princeton.edu