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sedition Syllabification: se·di·tion
Pronunciation: /səˈdiSH(ə)n/

Definition of sedition in English:

noun

Conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.
Example sentences
  • These varied from the trials and subsequent execution of radicals for treason, to trials for sedition and seditious libel.
  • The security laws ban treason, sedition, subversion and the theft of state secrets.
  • The civil law world also has known heresy, treason and sedition, though the first has disappeared with the rights of expression born of the enlightenment.
Synonyms
rabble-rousing, incitement to rebel, subversion, troublemaking, provocation;
rebellion, insurrection, mutiny, insurgence, civil disorder

Origin

Late Middle English (in the sense 'violent strife'): from Old French, or from Latin seditio(n-), from sed- 'apart' + itio(n-) 'going' (from the verb ire).

Words that rhyme with sedition

academician, addition, aesthetician (US esthetician), ambition, audition, beautician, clinician, coition, cosmetician, diagnostician, dialectician, dietitian, Domitian, edition, electrician, emission, fission, fruition, Hermitian, ignition, linguistician, logician, magician, mathematician, Mauritian, mechanician, metaphysician, mission, monition, mortician, munition, musician, obstetrician, omission, optician, paediatrician (US pediatrician), patrician, petition, Phoenician, physician, politician, position, rhetorician, statistician, suspicion, tactician, technician, theoretician, Titian, tuition, volition

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