Meaning/ Definition of Sedition

the use of words or actions that are intended to encourage people to be or act against a government

Sedition is language intended to incite insurrection against the governing authority.

Sedition often includes subversion of a constitution and incitement of discontent toward, or insurrection against, established authority. Sedition may include any commotion, though not aimed at direct and open violence against the laws. Seditious words in writing are seditious libel.

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