Definition of sedition :
1. Dissension; division; schism.
2. The raising of commotion in a state, not amounting to insurrection; conduct tending to treason, but without an overt act; excitement of discontent against the government, or of resistance to lawful authority.
disobedience (part of speech: noun)
- They were to accomplish the purposes of order, morality, and submission to the laws, from the principles of atheism, profligacy, and sedition. - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.
- These were mainly rounded upon the protest of the Virginia legislature against the " alien and sedition acts," as " palpable and alarming infractions of the Constitution." - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
- Lastly, when he could no longer withstand the sedition and the leader of the sedition, he sends Marius Statilius, a prefect, with a Lucanian troop, to reconnoitre, who, when he had ridden up to the gates, ordered the rest to stay without the works, and entered the camp himself, attended by two horsemen. - "The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six", Titus Livius.