Word of the Day – Seditious

By July 12, 2017Word of the Day

Seditious (adj)

sed-ish-us

Inciting or causing people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.

Late Middle English: from Old French seditieux or Latin seditiosus, from seditio ‘mutinous separation’ (see sedition).

Example sentences

“He read the letter and instantly declared it seditious!”

Word of the Day – Ordinally

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Ordinally (adverb)

aw-din-al-ee

With regard to, or at the level of, orders in a taxonomic system; according to an ordinal number, system, etc.; on an ordinal scale; with regard to order.

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Edinburgh Review. From ordinal + -ly.

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