Definition of seditious
1 : disposed to arouse or take part in or guilty of sedition
2 : of, relating to, or tending toward sedition
Examples of seditious in a Sentence
several dissidents were jailed for leading protests that the government branded as seditious
Recent Examples of seditious from the Web
Lopez Rivera was not charged with carrying out any of the bombings himself, but he was convicted of charges including seditious conspiracy and served more than 35 years in prison before his sentence was commuted by Democratic President Barack Obama.
He was never charged with murder, but was convicted of seditious conspiracy for plotting to overthrow the government.
The man, Oscar Lopez Rivera, was serving a 70-year sentence after being convicted of numerous charges, including seditious conspiracy, a charge used for those plotting to overthrow the United States government.
The veteran Chicago painter storms back into New York with effervescent, large-scale paintings that split the difference between the meticulous and the seditious.
Normal politics however, are distorted by the currents of wartime nationalism, which can make any criticism of the excesses of security officials seem disloyal if not seditious.
In a sane democracy, a half-seditious crackpot like Chris McDaniel wouldn't get elected to a local zoning board, and Thad Cochran would have retired 10 years ago after a long career as his town's most successful insurance man.
For years, Gaubatz has warned that Muslims in this country form a kind of Fifth Column — and that President Barack Obama is part of this seditious group.
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