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  1. backstabverb

    to attack someone (especially verbally) unfairly in a deceitful, underhand, or treacherous manner, especially when they're not present in the place or situation that it happens. (as if stabbing them in the back). See backbite.

  2. Etymology: back + stab

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  1. backstab

    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, also used in other fiction like films and TV series, and is often associated with or used as a plot twist.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of backstab in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of backstab in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of backstab in a Sentence

  1. Marlon Jackson:

    To see that 180, it feels like the biggest backstab that you could possibly feel.

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