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Meaning of INFIDELITY

Pronunciation:  `infi'delitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the quality of being unfaithful
 

INFIDELITY is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: unfaithfulness
 
 Antonyms: faithfulness, fidelity
 
 See Also: disloyalty, faithlessness, falseness, fickleness, inconstancy, quality

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`fi*del"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Infidelities}. [L.
infidelitas: cf. F. infid['e]lit['e].]
1. Want of faith or belief in some religious system;
   especially, a want of faith in, or disbelief of, the
   inspiration of the Scriptures, of the divine origin of
   Christianity.

         There is, indeed, no doubt but that vanity is one of
         the principal causes of infidelity.   --V. Knox.

2. Unfaithfulness to the marriage vow or contract; violation
   of the marriage covenant by adultery.

3. Breach of trust; unfaithfulness to a charge, or to moral
   obligation; treachery; deceit; as, the infidelity of a
   servant. ``The infidelity of friends.'' --Sir W. Temple.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming of infidelity (either by you or someone else), forewarns of your actions with the opposite sex or you will suffer dire consequences. You are harboring guilt over a sexual relationship. Alternatively, you may feel unsatisfied with your current relationship and want to seek a more exotic sex life.
 
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 Related Terms: adulterous affair, adultery, affair, agnosticism, amor, amour, apostasy, atheism, bad faith, barratry, breach of faith, breach of promise, breach of trust, cheating, cuckoldry, denial, dereliction, disaffection, disbelief, discredit, disloyalty, entanglement, eternal triangle, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, fickleness, flirtation, forbidden love, gentilism, hanky-panky, heresy, illicit love, inability to believe, inconstancy, incredulity, intrigue, liaison, love affair, mala fides, minimifidianism, misbelief, nonbelief, nullifidianism, perfidy, Punic faith, recreancy, rejection, romance, romantic tie, secularism, traitorousness, treachery, triangle, trothlessness, unbelief, unbelievingness, unfaith, unfaithfulness, unloyalty, unsteadfastness, untrueness
 

 

 

 

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