Adjective(1) arousing to action or rebellion(2) in opposition to a civil authority or government
(1) These are exciting, radical, almost seditious ideas in this conservative country.(2) Can denunciations of the cosmopolitans who corrupt our youth with seditious ideas be far behind?(3) The authorities clamped down on seditious behaviour.(4) It is more likely that the articles embodied the intent of serving as parameters against seditious speech aimed at inciting action to illegally overthrow a government.(5) For example, the crime of ├ö├ç├┐possession of seditious publications├ö├ç├û was deleted, but ├ö├ç├┐dealing with seditious publications├ö├ç├û would still be a crime.(6) Sometimes the humble person who has helped a disguised king fears the worst when the latter's identity is revealed - has he behaved disrespectfully, or said anything seditious or incriminating?(7) These were seen by authorities as very partial, untrue, seditious , and savouring too much of dangerous and traitorous conceits.(8) The question in pluralist systems is whether or not potentially seditious individuals can be taken under surveillance or arrested without violating civil liberties and undermining the rule of law.(9) The legislation declares that publications will only be considered seditious when there is ├ö├ç├┐an intention to incite others├ö├ç├û to commit treason, subversion or secession.(10) He described Thomas Paine as a traitor to his country, a wicked, malicious, seditious and ill-disposed individual, who had actively supported both the American and the French Revolutions.(11) The seditious spirit of the colonies owes its birth to the factions in this House.(12) Individuals are being arrested and detained for lengthy periods, often without trial, for disseminating information judged to be seditious via the Internet.(13) ├ö├ç├┐They're thinking of using the treason laws against seditious clerics,├ö├ç├û I said over breakfast last Monday, catching up with the news.(14) All nineteen of the company's editorial computers were taken by police following a complaint from the youth wing of the ruling political party that a letter published by the news service was seditious and could incite racial hatred.(15) John had reached the age, however, at which he began to question authority - not in the treasonous, seditious way Aaron and Andrew once had, but in a more innocent, juvenile way.(16) He played the song incessantly, ignoring my pleas for mercy and grannyish objections to its author's seditious intent.
1. rabble-rousing ::
2. inflammatory ::
3. insurgent ::
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