Definitions for betrayal
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word betrayal
treachery, betrayal, treason, perfidy(noun)
an act of deliberate betrayal
the quality of aiding an enemy
the act of betraying
the act or the result of betraying
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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It's hard to describe that kind of betrayal.
It was a complete betrayal of a system of justice and fairness.
We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal.
It takes years to build a trust, and it takes one betrayal to destroy that trust.
This is a betrayal of the Board's promise to not allow charters to snatch up closed schools.
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