What is another word for faithlessness?

196 synonyms found


[ fˈe͡ɪθləsnəs], [ fˈe‍ɪθləsnəs], [ f_ˈeɪ_θ_l_ə_s_n_ə_s]

Faithlessness refers to the lack of loyalty or commitment towards someone or something. In other words, it means betrayal, disloyalty, infidelity, or unfaithfulness. Synonyms for faithlessness include perfidiousness, treachery, deception, disloyalty, fickleness, deceit, duplicity, and betrayal. Faithlessness can occur in romantic relationships, friendships, or business partnerships. It can be devastating to the person who trusted the individual who betrayed them. However, the use of varying synonyms such as disloyalty or treachery gives one a clearer understanding of what the other person did and how they may have acted, which can provide insight to avoid similar circumstances in the future.

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What are the hypernyms for Faithlessness?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Faithlessness?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for faithlessness?

When it comes to antonyms for faithlessness, trustworthiness, loyalty, and fidelity come to mind. Trustworthiness refers to the quality of being reliable and deserving of confidence. Loyalty, on the other hand, is a strong sense of commitment or dedication to someone or something. Fidelity is the act of being faithful, loyal, and committed to a person, obligation, or belief. These antonyms serve as the opposite of faithlessness because they represent the traits of honesty, consistency, and devotion instead of being disloyal, treacherous, and unfaithful. By focusing on developing these positive qualities, we can avoid being labeled as deceitful, dishonest, or untrustworthy.

What are the antonyms for Faithlessness?

Usage examples for Faithlessness

Following this came a lyric, having for its theme the pangs of despised love and the faithlessness of the fair.
"Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer"
W. C. Scully
Yet he was as fickle as he was ardent; success had made him vain and capricious; he had no sentiment to attach him to the victim of his arts; and many a pale cheek and fading eye, languishing amidst the sparkling of jewels, and many a breaking heart, throbbing under the rustic bodice, bore testimony to his triumphs and his faithlessness.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
In Fullalove Alley Mr. Edward Silk, his forebodings fulfilled, received the news of Amelia Kybird's faithlessness in a spirit of' quiet despair, and turned a deaf ear to the voluble sympathy of his neighbours.
"At Sunwich Port, Complete"
W.W. Jacobs

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