Waited to hear what she would make, even at this early hearing, of the charge he faced: sedition.
So does his comment about treason, which plugs into the mentality of those accusing the President of sedition and disloyalty.
My mother was a pamphleteer by temperament, and she knew that sedition and controversy are fired by printed matter.
The writer Arundhati Roy was accused of sedition in a 2010 speech about Kashmir.
As the Army recovered from Vietnam, it rediscovered inherent powers to combat espionage, sedition, and subversion.
The smaller states, especially those which border on the Rhine, gradually became the acknowledged hotbeds of sedition.
The thought staggered him, and he felt as if he had filled his mind with treason and sedition!
This rule, in his opinion, much more deserved the character of a "Gag-law," than the sedition law did.
sedition is talked round every tin of bully beef on the Peninsula.
The Wesleys were represented as "bold movers of sedition and ringleaders of the rabble, to the disgrace of their order."
mid-14c., "rebellion, uprising, revolt, concerted attempt to overthrow civil authority; violent strife between factions, civil or religious disorder, riot; rebelliousness against authority," from Old French sedicion (14c., Modern French sédition) and directly from Latin seditionem (nominative seditio) "civil disorder, dissention, strife; rebellion, mutiny," literally "a going apart, separation," from se- "apart" (see secret) + itio "a going," from past participle of ire "to go" (see ion).
Meaning "conduct or language inciting to rebellion against a lawful government" is from 1838. An Old English word for it was folcslite. Less serious than treason, as wanting an overt act, "But it is not essential to the offense of sedition that it threaten the very existence of the state or its authority in its entire extent" [Century Dictionary].
Acts that incite rebellion or civil disorder against an established government.