seditious

[ si-dish-uh s ]
/ sɪˈdɪʃ əs /

adjective

of, relating to, or of the nature of sedition.
given to or guilty of sedition.

Nearby words

  1. sedimentator,
  2. sedimentology,
  3. sedimentometer,
  4. sedition,
  5. seditionary,
  6. seditiously,
  7. sedna,
  8. sedrah,
  9. seduce,
  10. seducement

Origin of seditious

1400–50; late Middle English sedicious, equivalent to sedici(oun) sedition + -ous -ous; compare Latin sēditiōsus

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British Dictionary definitions for seditious

seditious

/ (sɪˈdɪʃəs) /

adjective

of, like, or causing sedition
inclined to or taking part in sedition
Derived Formsseditiously, adverbseditiousness, noun

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Word Origin and History for seditious

seditious

adj.

mid-15c., from Middle French seditieux, from Latin seditiosus "full of discord, factious, mutinous," from seditio (see sedition). Related: Seditiously; seditiousness.

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