Definition of "sedition"
  1. A criminal act of provoking rebellion against the government, often through speech or writing, though it's rarely charged due to free speech protections in the Bill of Rights and the availability of treason or espionage charges for direct threats to national security
How to use "sedition" in a sentence
  1. His inflammatory speeches were investigated for possible sedition.
  2. The government dropped the sedition charges due to lack of evidence.
  3. She was arrested for sedition after publishing articles calling for a revolt against the government.

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