Origin of seditious
Examples from the Web for seditious
But conservatives think liberals and Balzac are seditious and crazy.Romney’s Worst Nightmare
October 14, 2011
He had not written, but had dared to print, a seditious pamphlet which justified the right of rebellion against the king.The Real Story of "O"
January 23, 2011
The old elite worried that the masses were too improvident and seditious.The New Heat Center
January 19, 2009
Then give up to us the seditious papers which you secrete in your house.
Indeed I do, but you spoke of seditious papers, and I have none of that sort.
Consider what would be the fatal effect of a seditious movement.Scaramouche
The preachers were not behind the doctors in the use of seditious language.The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)
Henry Martyn Baird
They call them seditious and inflammatory, which was far from being their character.Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams.
- of, like, or causing sedition
- inclined to or taking part in sedition
Word Origin and History for seditious
mid-15c., from Middle French seditieux, from Latin seditiosus "full of discord, factious, mutinous," from seditio (see sedition). Related: Seditiously; seditiousness.