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se·di·tion

 (sĭ-dĭsh′ən)
n.
1. Conduct or language inciting rebellion against the authority of a state.
2. Archaic Insurrection; rebellion.

[Middle English sedicioun, violent party strife, from Old French sedition, from Latin sēditiō, sēditiōn- : sēd-, sē-, apart; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + itiō, act of going (from itus, past participle of īre, to go; see ei- in Indo-European roots).]

se·di′tion·ist n.

sedition

(sɪˈdɪʃən)
n
1. speech or behaviour directed against the peace of a state
2. (Law) an offence that tends to undermine the authority of a state
3. (Law) an incitement to public disorder
4. archaic revolt
[C14: from Latin sēditiō discord, from sēd- apart + itiō a going, from īre to go]
seˈditionary n, adj

se•di•tion

(sɪˈdɪʃ ən)

n.
1. incitement of discontent or rebellion against a government.
2. any action promoting such discontent or rebellion.
[1325–75; Middle English sedicioun (< Anglo-French) < Latin sēditiō=sēd- se- + -i-, variant s. of īre to go + -tiō -tion]
syn: See treason.

sedition

Willfully advocating or teaching the duty or necessity of overthrowing the US government or any political subdivision by force or violence. See also counterintelligence.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sedition - an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government
infraction, misdemeanor, misdemeanour, violation, infringement - a crime less serious than a felony
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

sedition

noun rabble-rousing, treason, subversion, agitation, disloyalty, incitement to riot Government officials charged him with sedition.

sedition

noun
1. Organized opposition intended to change or overthrow existing authority:
2. Willful violation of allegiance to one's country:
Translations

sedition

[səˈdɪʃən] Nsedición f

sedition

[sɪˈdɪʃən] nsédition f

sedition

nAufwiegelung f, → Verhetzung f

sedition

[səˈdɪʃn] nsedizione f
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The seditionist US administration which promotes corruption asks why we are present in the region.
Opportunists do not a seditionist and a rebel make.
Travelling this same road, but in the opposite direction from the rangers, come two dark-skinned members of a seditionist movement that is militating to make this land, currently under US jurisdiction, an independent Republic of the Southwest.
See Louis Beam, "Leaderless Resistance," Seditionist 12 (February 1992): 12-13; Beam, "Understanding the Struggle or Why We Have to Kill the Bastards," in Essays of a Klansman, ed.
So, I stepped off the pedestal and overnight turned from being a Fairy Princess into a seditionist.
2) Louis Beam, "Leaderless Resistance," Seditionist 12 (1992); Brynjar Lia, Architect of GlobalJihad: The Life of Al-Qaida Strategist Abu Mus'ab Al-Suri (New York: Columbia University Press, 2007).
An alleged fatwa from Salafi scholars aired by an official Libyan radio station stated that anyone fighting against Qaddafi would die as a Kharijite (a seditionist against the Islamic establishment), no funeral prayers would be said for him and the body would not be washed ritually.
than trying to prove that, contrary to satirists and caricaturists, he had been no seditionist at that time and was no reactionary now" (F xcix), He is asserting his own fidelity to pure principles.
The Seditionist, Issue 12, February 1992; and Louis Beam, "Understanding the Struggle or Why We have to Kill the Bastards," in Essays of a Klansman (A.
He pursues his Christian path, rejects Satan's advice to become a monk, enters a phase as a heretical protester and seditionist, a 'fool in Christ'.
According to a disclaimer, the index "does not promote, support, condone, encourage, advocate, nor in any way endorse any racist (or 'racialist') ideologies, nor any armed and/or violent revolutionary, seditionist, and/or terrorist activities.