Words that inspire a revolution that overthrows the government are an example of sedition.
- the stirring up of discontent, resistance, or rebellion against the government in power
- Archaic revolt or rebellion
Origin of seditionMiddle English sedicion ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin seditio ; from sed-, apart (see secede) + itio, a going ; from ire, to go: see year
- Conduct or language inciting rebellion against the authority of a state.
- Archaic Insurrection; rebellion.
Origin of seditionMiddle English sedicioun, violent party strife, from Old French sedition, from Latin s&emacron;diti&omacron;, s&emacron;diti&omacron;n- : s&emacron;d-, s&emacron;-, apart; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + iti&omacron;, act of going (from itus, past participle of &imacron;re, to go; see ei- in Indo-European roots).
From Latin sÄ“ditiÅ (“sedition, discord"), from sÄ“d- (“apart") + itiÅ (“going").
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