Origin of seditious
Examples from the Web for seditious
But conservatives think liberals and Balzac are seditious and crazy.
He had not written, but had dared to print, a seditious pamphlet which justified the right of rebellion against the king.
The old elite worried that the masses were too improvident and seditious.
Shortly afterwards he was implicated in the distribution of seditious literature and exiled from Tuscany for a year.
Nat Ponder, who 'did time' for publishing a seditious pamphlet, was Bunyan's publisher.The Book-Hunter in London|William Roberts
He expressed his regret for having said—in his maiden speech three years before—that Dublin was a seditious capital.Lord Randolph Churchill|Winston Spencer Churchill
The seditious magistrates were arrested and thrown into prison.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
It provided that any one who attacked the government in the press should be severely punished as a seditious person.A Short History of the United States|Edward Channing
mid-15c., from Middle French seditieux, from Latin seditiosus "full of discord, factious, mutinous," from seditio (see sedition). Related: Seditiously; seditiousness.