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Meaning of SEDITIOUS

Pronunciation:  si'dishus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  in opposition to a civil authority or government
  2. [adj]  arousing to action or rebellion
 

SEDITIOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: disloyal, incendiary, incitive, inflammatory, instigative, insurgent, provocative, rabble-rousing, subversive
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Se*di"tious\, a.[L. seditiosus: cf. F. s['e]ditieux.]
1. Of or pertaining to sedition; partaking of the nature of,
   or tending to excite, sedition; as, seditious behavior;
   seditious strife; seditious words.

2. Disposed to arouse, or take part in, violent opposition to
   lawful authority; turbulent; factious; guilty of sedition;
   as, seditious citizens. -- {Se*di"tious*ly}, adv. --
   {Se*di"tious*ness}, n.

 

 

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