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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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sedition
Definition:
Insurrection; incitement to revolt.

Synonyms:

noun
act
sedition.
conspiracy
complot, countermine, counterplot, perfidy, Covin, complots, put-up job, counter-plot, little game.
disobedience
anarchism, disobedience, disregard, insubordination, insurrection, mutiny, rebellion, subversion, traitorousness, treachery, treason.
rebellion
agitation, defiance, disobedience, dissent, insubordination, insurgency, insurrection, mutiny, revolt, revolution, treason, uprising, Insurgence.
treason
study at treason.
unrest
moodiness, bickerings, up set.
Examples of usage:
  1. But so early as 1848, when yet but a lad of twenty- three, he was tried for sedition, and he then declared boldly in his defence that he was a socialist democrat, and that he was " revolutionary on principle." – Contemporary Socialism by John Rae
  2. Dreux, 2 Oct 1809, was arrested in '34 for sedition. – A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
  3. Of the Gracchi, neither the one nor the other was the first to shed the blood of his fellow- citizens; and Caius is reported to have avoided all manner of resistance, even when his life was aimed at, showing himself always valiant against a foreign enemy, but wholly inactive in a sedition. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  4. He took his political life in his hands to register a vote against the Sedition Act, a proposal to repeal which was brought before the House. – John Marshall and the Constitution A Chronicle of the Supreme Court, Volume 16 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Edward S. Corwin
  5. This was a serious misfortune in a community where the least scarcity produced murmur and sedition. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving

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