Definitions for infidelityˌɪn fɪˈdɛl ɪ ti
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
in•fi•del•i•tyˌɪn fɪˈdɛl ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
marital unfaithfulness; adultery.
a breach of trust; transgression.
the quality of being unfaithful
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
infidelity(noun)ˌɪn fɪˈdɛl ɪ ti
the act of having sex with someone other than your spouse or partner
Unfaithfulness in marriage or other moral obligation.
Lack of religious belief.
want of faith or belief in some religious system; especially, a want of faith in, or disbelief of, the inspiration of the Scriptures, of the divine origin of Christianity
unfaithfulness to the marriage vow or contract; violation of the marriage covenant by adultery
breach of trust; unfaithfulness to a charge, or to moral obligation; treachery; deceit; as, the infidelity of a servant
Infidelity is the subjective feeling that one’s partner has violated a set of rules or relationship norms and this violation results in feelings of sexual jealousy and rivalry. The violation can be sexual in nature, for example involving kissing, sexual fondling, vaginal intercourse, or anal intercourse with another individual outside of the relationship, What constitutes an act of infidelity is dependent upon the exclusivity expectations within the relationship. In marital relationships, exclusivity expectations are commonly assumed although they are not always met. When they are not met, research has found that particular psychological damage including feelings of rage and betrayal, lowering of sexual and personal confidence, and damage to self-image can occur.
The Roycroft Dictionary
To remain faithful to one's self, and to be unfaithful to some one else's faith. In religion, to think; in the marriage institution, to fall in love; in business, to do the thing to the other fellow that the other fellow intends to do to you, and do it first.
Translations for infidelity
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
disloyalty or unfaithfulness (eg to one's husband or wife).
- خِيانَه، عَدَم إخْلاصArabic
- infidelidadePortuguese (BR)
- die UntreueGerman
- ótryggð, ótrúnaðurIcelandic
- tidak jujurMalay
- utroskap, tillitsbruddNorwegian
- بې وفا، بې عقيدې، خاينPashto
- (супружеская) неверностьRussian
- sadakatsizlik; ihanetTurkish
- (夫婦間)不忠實Chinese (Trad.)
- невірність, зрадаUkrainian
- بے وفائیUrdu
- không chung thuỷVietnamese
- （夫妇间）不忠实Chinese (Simp.)
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