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Definitions for treachery
ˈtrɛtʃ ə ritreach·e·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. perfidy, perfidiousness, treacherynoun

    betrayal of a trust

  2. treachery, betrayal, treason, perfidynoun

    an act of deliberate betrayal


  1. treacherynoun

    Deliberate, often calculated, disregard for trust or faith.

  2. treacherynoun

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

  3. treacherynoun


Webster Dictionary

  1. Treacherynoun

    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.]

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  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

Examples of treachery in a Sentence


    I'm yet to see a woman who has confessed to a treachery for breaking a man's heart!

  2. Bari Abdellatif:

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

  3. Publilius Syrus:

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

  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. Joan Of Arc:

    I fear nothing but treachery.

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    a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
    • A. perusal
    • B. staff
    • C. confectionery
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