Definitions for treacheryˈtrɛtʃ ə ri

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word treachery

Princeton's WordNet

  1. perfidy, perfidiousness, treachery(noun)

    betrayal of a trust

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

    an act of deliberate betrayal

Wiktionary

  1. treachery(Noun)

    Deliberate, often calculated, disregard for trust or faith.

  2. treachery(Noun)

    The act of violating the confidence of another, usually for personal gain.

  3. treachery(Noun)

    Treason.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Treachery(noun)

    violation of allegiance or of faith and confidence; treasonable or perfidious conduct; perfidy; treason

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Treachery

    trech′ėr-i, n. faithlessness.—ns. Treach′er, Treach′etour, Treach′our (obs.), a traitor.—adj. Treach′erous, full of treachery: faithless.—adv. Treach′erously.—n. Treach′erousness. [O. Fr. tricherietricher—Teut., Mid. High Ger. trechen, to draw. Trick is a doublet.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of treachery in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of treachery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Publilius Syrus:

    Ready tears are a sign of treachery, not of grief.

  2. Tom Watson:

    Old age and treachery, i played the golf course enough times to know where I'm supposed to hit it and where I'm not supposed to hit.

  3. Bari Abdellatif:

    The prolonged battle for Kobani caused a lot of tensions fighters accused each other of treachery and eventually turned on each other.

  4. Emilie Fe delos Santos:

    We filed a murder case, it's a capital offense so there will be no bail. There was aggravated treachery, abuse of superior strength and cruelty.

  5. Gilbert Keith Chesterton:

    Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals nay it is treachery to comrades.

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