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Definition of "seditious" [se•di•tious]

  • Of, relating to, or having the nature of sedition. (adjective)
  • Given to or guilty of engaging in or promoting sedition. See Synonyms at insubordinate. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "seditious" in a sentence
  • "The Interior Ministry previously blamed what it described as "seditious" residents, saying they attacked security forces with guns and firebombs with the backing of a foreign enemy - an apparent reference to Shiite power Iran."
  • "The Interior Ministry blamed what it described as "seditious" residents, saying they attacked security forces with guns and firebombs and had the backing of a foreign enemy - an apparent reference to rival power Iran."
  • "The rise in seditious speech is a forboding indicator."