Definition of Seditious

1. Adjective. Arousing to action or rebellion.




2. Adjective. In opposition to a civil authority or government.
Exact synonyms: Insurgent, Subversive
Similar to: Disloyal
Derivative terms: Insurgency, Sedition, Subversive, Subversiveness, Subvert

Definition of Seditious

1. a. Of or pertaining to sedition; partaking of the nature of, or tending to excite, sedition; as, seditious behavior; seditious strife; seditious words.

Definition of Seditious

1. Adjective. Of, related to, or being involved in sedition; treasonous or subversive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Seditious

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seditious

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seditious (current term)
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Literary usage of Seditious

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1. A History of the Criminal Law of England by Sir James Fitzjames Stephen (1883)
"They may be classified under the general head of seditious offences, ... It is, indeed, difficult to understand how a seditious purpose could be carried out ..."

2. The Constitutional Law of the United States by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1910)
"The- questionable feature of this law is thus seen to be that it declares criminal not only publications which are seditious, but those which defame the ..."

3. The Constitutional Law of the United States by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1910)
"seditious Libel. Thus it would seem beyond question that Congress may define and punish seditious libel, provided the prohibition extends to acts which ..."

4. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1820)
"Proceedings on the Trial of an Information exhibited Ex Officio, by his Majesty's Attorney General, against GILBERT WAKEFIELD, Clerk, for a seditious Libel; ..."

5. The Platform: Its Rise and Progress by Henry Lorenzo Jephson (1892)
"And whereas great uneasiness and anxiety hath been produced in the minds of our faithful subjects by rumours and apprehensions that seditious and unlawful ..."

6. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1847)
"seditious Meetings Bill. as fully satisfied Mr. Burke and his followers. The next coercive measure brought forward was a " Bill to put down seditious ..."

7. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the Third by Thomas Erskine May (1899)
"13th there being only seven dissentient Peers ; and sent 1795. to the House of Commons.2 seditious ' ยป But before it reached that House, the Commons had ..."

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