perfidy, perfidiousness, treachery(noun)
betrayal of a trust
treachery, betrayal, treason, perfidy(noun)
an act of deliberate betrayal
Deliberate, often calculated, disregard for trust or faith.
The act of violating the confidence of another, usually for personal gain.
violation of allegiance or of faith and confidence; treasonable or perfidious conduct; perfidy; treason
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. tricherie—tricher—Teut., Mid. High Ger. trechen, to draw. Trick is a doublet.]
The numerical value of treachery in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of treachery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Ready tears are a sign of treachery, not of grief.
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.
The prolonged battle for Kobani caused a lot of tensions fighters accused each other of treachery and eventually turned on each other.
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.
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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