[ si-dish-uhn ]
/ sɪˈdɪʃ ən /
incitement of discontent or rebellion against a government.
any action, especially in speech or writing, promoting such discontent or rebellion.
Archaic. rebellious disorder.
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Origin of sedition
synonym study for sedition
1. See treason.
OTHER WORDS FROM seditionan·ti·se·di·tion, adjective
Words nearby sedition
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British Dictionary definitions for anti-sedition
/ (sɪˈdɪʃən) /
speech or behaviour directed against the peace of a state
an offence that tends to undermine the authority of a state
an incitement to public disorder
Derived forms of seditionseditionary, noun, adjective
Word Origin for sedition
C14: from Latin sēditiō discord, from sēd- apart + itiō a going, from īre to go
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Cultural definitions for anti-sedition
Acts that incite rebellion or civil disorder against an established government.
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