What does betrayal mean?

Definitions for betrayal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. treachery, betrayal, treason, perfidy(noun)

    an act of deliberate betrayal

  2. betrayal(noun)

    the quality of aiding an enemy

Wiktionary

  1. betrayal(Noun)

    the act of betraying

Webster Dictionary

  1. Betrayal(noun)

    the act or the result of betraying

Freebase

  1. Betrayal

    Betrayal is the breaking or violation of a presumptive contract, trust, or confidence that produces moral and psychological conflict within a relationship amongst individuals, between organizations or between individuals and organizations. Often betrayal is the act of supporting a rival group, or it is a complete break from previously decided upon or presumed norms by one party from the others. Someone who betrays others is commonly called a traitor or betrayer. Betrayal is also a commonly used literary element and is often associated with or used as a plot twist.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of betrayal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of betrayal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Omani Shed:

    It takes years to build a trust, and it takes one betrayal to destroy that trust.

  2. Patrick Lynch:

    We have to understand the betrayal that they feel, the feeling is real, but today is about mourning. Tomorrow is about debate.

  3. Ken Hachikian:

    President Obama's surrender to Turkey represents a national disgrace. It is, very simply, a betrayal of truth, a betrayal of trust.

  4. Mario Diaz-Balart:

    President Obama's actions are an unconscionable betrayal of America's fundamental values and a profound insult to the oppressed Cuban people.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    There are two kinds of science: The black science and the white science. The science of weapon production is the black one. Working in this category of science is a great betrayal to humanity!

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