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.
The numerical value of betrayal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of betrayal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It takes years to build a trust, and it takes one betrayal to destroy that trust.
We have to understand the betrayal that they feel, the feeling is real, but today is about mourning. Tomorrow is about debate.
President Obama's surrender to Turkey represents a national disgrace. It is, very simply, a betrayal of truth, a betrayal of trust.
President Obama's actions are an unconscionable betrayal of America's fundamental values and a profound insult to the oppressed Cuban people.
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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