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Part of speech: noun

Popular disorder; insurrection; revolt.

Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "sedition":

  1. The watchful Prussian authorities learned of this and a couple of Prussian soldiers came after her, for she must answer to the Kaiser for this terrible act of sedition. - "Tom Slade with the Boys Over There", Percy K. Fitzhugh.
  2. The king, not having duly profited by the lesson the American rebels had taught him, indicted Hardy, Thelwall, Tooke, and their compatriots, for sedition and treason. - "Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland", Henry B. Stanton.
  3. The story of the analysis by the institute of Paris is hushed up, and those who would revive it would be branded with the odium of blasphemy and sedition; none now remember such things, but those who are the determined enemies of social order, or as the Genoese Royal Journal would call them, 'the radicals of the age. - "Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3)", S. Spooner.