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Traitor vs. Sedition

Difference Between Traitor and Sedition

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Traitor

One who betrays one's country, a cause, or a trust, especially one who commits treason.
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Sedition

Sedition is overt conduct, such as speech and organization, that tends toward rebellion against the established order. Sedition often includes subversion of a constitution and incitement of discontent toward, or insurrection against, established authority.
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Traitor

Someone who violates an allegiance and betrays their country; someone guilty of treason; one who, in breach of trust, delivers their country to an enemy, or yields up any fort or place entrusted to their defense, or surrenders an army or body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished.
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Sedition

Conduct or language inciting rebellion against the authority of a state.
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Traitor

Someone who takes arms and levies war against their country; or one who aids an enemy in conquering their country.
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Sedition

(Archaic) Insurrection; rebellion.
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Traitor

(by extension) One who betrays any confidence or trust.
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Sedition

Organized incitement of rebellion or civil disorder against authority or the state, usually by speech or writing.
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Traitor

To act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive.
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Sedition

Insurrection or rebellion.
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Traitor

Traitorous.
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Sedition

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.
In soothing them, we nourish 'gainst our senateThe cockle of rebellion, insolence, sedition.
Noisy demagogues who had been accused of sedition.
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Traitor

One who violates his allegiance and betrays his country; one guilty of treason; one who, in breach of trust, delivers his country to an enemy, or yields up any fort or place intrusted to his defense, or surrenders an army or body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished; also, one who takes arms and levies war against his country; or one who aids an enemy in conquering his country. See Treason.
O passing traitor, perjured and unjust!
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Sedition

Dissension; division; schism.
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, . . . emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies.
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Traitor

Hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust; a betrayer.
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Sedition

An illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government
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Traitor

Traitorous.
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Traitor

To act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive.
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Traitor

Someone who betrays his country by committing treason
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Traitor

A person who says one thing and does another
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