What does faithless mean?

Definitions for faithless
ˈfeɪθ lɪsfaith·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. faithless, traitorous, unfaithful, treasonable, treasonousadjective

    having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor

    "the faithless Benedict Arnold"; "a lying traitorous insurrectionist"


  1. faithlessadjective

    Lacking faith; lacking belief in something.

  2. faithlessadjective

    Not believing in God, religion, or a comparable ideology.

  3. faithlessadjective

    Unfaithful; not of true fidelity; inconstant, as a husband or a wife.

  4. faithlessadjective

    Not observant of promises or covenants.

  5. faithlessadjective

    Not true to allegiance, duty, or vows; perfidious; treacherous; disloyal.

  6. faithlessadjective

    Serving to disappoint or deceive; delusive; unsatisfying.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Faithlessadjective

    Etymology: from faith.

    Whatsoever our hearts be to God and to his truth, believe we, or be we as yet faithless, for our conversion or confirmation, the force of natural reason is great. Richard Hooker, b. iii. s. 8.

    Never dare misfortune cross her foot,
    Unless she doth it under this excuse,
    That she is issue to a faithless Jew. William Shakespeare, Merch. of Venice.

    Fell by our servants, by those men we lov’d most;
    A most unnatural and faithless service. William Shakespeare, Hen. VIII.

    So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found;
    Among the faithless, faithful only he. John Milton, Parad. Lost.


  1. Faithless

    Faithless are an English band that formed in 1995, with its core members being Rollo, Sister Bliss and Maxi Jazz. Their first album, Reverence, was released in 1996 and their most recent, All Blessed, in 2020. They have sold millions of physical records, and their catalogue was uploaded to streaming sites in 2018. They average almost 3 million streams a month. Faithless' records have charted at #1 in numerous countries and they were voted the 4th greatest dance band of all time by Mixmag. Their musical style is often political. All Blessed uses award-winning photo-journalist Yannis Behrakis' picture of refugees on the front, focusing on immigration as its core theme. Faithless have headlined numerous major festivals in Europe and beyond, including Glastonbury. Their lyrics have been quoted in both the US Senate and the Houses of Parliament.


  1. faithless

    Faithless refers to someone who is disloyal, untrustworthy, or unreliable, failing to fulfill promises or uphold trust. It can also refer to someone who lacks religious faith or belief.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Faithlessadjective

    not believing; not giving credit

  2. Faithlessadjective

    not believing on God or religion; specifically, not believing in the Christian religion

  3. Faithlessadjective

    not observant of promises or covenants

  4. Faithlessadjective

    not true to allegiance, duty, or vows; perfidious; trecherous; disloyal; not of true fidelity; inconstant, as a husband or a wife

  5. Faithlessadjective

    serving to disappoint or deceive; delusive; unsatisfying


  1. Faithless

    Faithless was a British electronica band consisting of Maxi Jazz, Sister Bliss and Rollo. The group is best known for their dance songs. Faithless recorded six albums. During their career they sold over 15 million records worldwide. The band have now officially split up after the climax of their Passing The Baton dates at Brixton Academy which was on 7 and 8 April 2011.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of faithless in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of faithless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of faithless in a Sentence

  1. J. R. R. Tolkien:

    Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.

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