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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