What does betrayal mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. treachery, betrayal, treason, perfidynoun

    an act of deliberate betrayal

  2. betrayalnoun

    the quality of aiding an enemy

Wiktionary

  1. betrayalnoun

    the act of betraying

Wikipedia

  1. Betrayal

    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. betrayal

    Betrayal is the act of breaching trust or faith, often caused by disloyalty, deception, or revealing confidential information. It involves actions that go against the expectations, beliefs, or interests of an individual or group which often lead to emotional distress or conflict. The intention behind the act often plays a significant role in defining betrayal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Betrayalnoun

    the act or the result of betraying

Wikidata

  1. Betrayal

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of betrayal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of betrayal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of betrayal in a Sentence

  1. Mohammed Shamji:

    Mine was the ultimate betrayal to a woman who gave so much to so many people, especially me, there have been no justifications or excuses for what I have done that has hurt so many people.

  2. James Sherr:

    The accords( Minsk agreements) are full of ambiguities, baited hooks and traps. They give each side multiple pretexts for claiming violation by the other. They do not provide a firm basis for a settlement, he( Poroshenko) knows that if he accepts Russia's terms, the country will not. People have sacrificed too much. They will see it as a betrayal. Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko will put Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko legitimacy at risk if Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko bows to all this pressure, and Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko knows it.

  3. Jessica Tarlov:

    I believe Bruce Springsteen was thinking of, as many of us have, immigration policies that this administration has enacted and the betrayal of what it says on the Statue of Liberty, so I think that would have perhaps been a better way to go about this. But also, Bruce Springsteen is not a political pundit, right? Hes talking from his heart.

  4. John Gibbs:

    So there's a huge amount of just betrayal that people feel on an emotional level, and it's palpable.

  5. Mohamed Adow:

    At a time when scientists are queuing up to warn about terrifying consequences if emissions keep rising, and school children are taking to the streets in their millions, what we have here in Madrid is a betrayal of people across the world.

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