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Meaning of UNFAITHFUL

Pronunciation:  un'feythful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not trustworthy; "an unfaithful reproduction"
  2. [adj]  not true to duty or obligation or promises; "an unfaithful lover"
  3. [adj]  having sexual relations with someone other than your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend; "her husband was unfaithful"
  4. [adj]  deliberately and abominably disloyal or likely to betray trust or confidence; "the faithless Benedict Arnold"; "a lying traitorous insurrectionist"
 

UNFAITHFUL is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: adulterous, apostate, cheating(a), disloyal, faithless, inaccurate, perfidious, punic, traitorous, treacherous, two-timing(a), untrue
 
 Antonyms: faithful
 
 See Also: inconstant, untrustworthy, untrusty

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*faith"ful\, a.
1. Not faithful; not observant of promises, vows, allegiance,
   or duty; violating trust or confidence; treacherous;
   perfidious; as, an unfaithful subject; an unfaithful agent
   or servant.

         My feet, through wine, unfaithful to their weight.
                                               --Pope.

         His honor rooted in dishonor stood, And faith
         unfaithful kept him falsely true.     --Tennyson.

2. Not possessing faith; infidel. [R.] --Milton. --
   {Un*faith"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Un*faith"ful*ness}, n.

 

 

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