Simple Definition of sedition
: the crime of saying, writing, or doing something that encourages people to disobey their government
Full Definition of sedition
: incitement of resistance to or insurrection against lawful authority
Examples of sedition in a sentence
The leaders of the group have been arrested and charged with sedition.
Legal Definition of sedition
seditious\-shəs\ play adjective
Origin and Etymology of sedition
Latin seditio, literally, separation, from sed apart + itio act of going, from ire to go
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