In an attempt to avoid sedition during a period of revolution in Europe, the British Parliament approved the Seditious Meetings Act in 1795 which restricted the size of public meetings to fifty people unless authorized by a magistrate.
An example of seditious is Corazon Aquino, who led a revolution in the Philippines.
- of, like, or constituting sedition
- inclined toward or engaging in sedition
Origin of seditiousMiddle English cedicious from Middle French seditieux from Classical Latin seditiosus
- Of, relating to, or having the nature of sedition: seditious speech.
- Given to, engaging in, or promoting sedition. See Synonyms at insubordinate.