Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being seditious.

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  • noun The quality of being seditious.

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Examples

  • Only such plays should be acted as were free from all unchastity, seditiousness, and "uncomely matter."

    Shakespearean Playhouses A History of English Theatres from the Beginnings to the Restoration

  • They have attacked a number of reformers of the world with the charge of seditiousness.

    A Traveler’s Narrative

  • He had long, fretful monologues on the vanity of diamond-making, if accompanied with a "pestering" by "interlopers;" on the wickedness of concealment and conspiracy, and their effects on charcoal-burning; on the nurturing of spies and "adders" in the family circle, and on the seditiousness of dark and mysterious councils in which a gray-haired father was left out.

    Flip, a California romance

  • Robert, of course, succeeded his brother, and then, with the characteristic inconsistency of selfishness and ambition, he employed all the power of his realm in helping the King of France to subdue his younger brother, who was evincing the same spirit of seditiousness and insubmission that he had himself displayed.

    William the Conqueror Makers of History

  • [treating] of questions of faith and assurance; the sacrifice of life in the way of the Beloved; the state of resignation and contentment; the multiplicity of misfortunes, calamities, hardships, and afflictions; and falling under suspicion of seditiousness through the machinations of foes; the establishment of His innocence in the presence of His Majesty the

    A Traveler’s Narrative

  • THERE iss the answer to all your pessimism and seditiousness.’

    Burmese Days

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