disloyalty
I noun apostasy, barratry, betrayal, betrayal of trust, breach, breach of faith, breach of promise, breach of trust, broken promise, contumacy, defection, dereliction of allegiance, desertion, disobedience, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, fickleness, improbity, inconstancy, infidelitas, infidelity, insincerity, insubordination, insurgency, insurrection, lack of fidelity, lack of loyalty, malfeasance, mutineering, mutinousness, mutiny, perfidiousness, perfidy, rebellion, recreancy, revolt, sabotage, sedition, seditiousness, subversion, subversive activity, traitoriousness, treachery, treason, treasonable activities, unfaithfulness, unsteadfastness, venality, violation of allegiance, violation of trust, want of loyalty II index bad faith, corruption, desertion, estrangement, infidelity, mutiny, noncompliance (nonobservance), sedition, treason

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  • disloyalty — early 15c., from M.Fr. desloyaulte, from O.Fr. desloiaute, desleauté disloyalty, faithlessness, marital infidelity, from desloial (see DISLOYAL (Cf. disloyal)). Especially of allegiance to a state or sovereign since c.1600 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Disloyalty — Dis*loy al*ty, n. [Pref. dis + loyalty: cf. OF. desloiaut[ e], deslealt[ e], F. d[ e]loyaut[ e].] Want of loyalty; lack of fidelity; violation of allegiance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disloyalty — [n] unfaithfulness apostasy, bad faith, betrayal of trust, breach of trust, breaking of faith, deceitfulness, disaffection, doubledealing, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, inconstancy, infidelity, perfidiousness, perfidy, recreancy, sedition,… …   New thesaurus

  • disloyalty — [dis loi′əltē, dis′loi′əltē] n. 1. the quality of being disloyal 2. pl. disloyalties a disloyal act …   English World dictionary

  • disloyalty — /dis loy euhl tee/, n., pl. disloyalties. 1. the quality of being disloyal; lack of loyalty; unfaithfulness. 2. violation of allegiance or duty, as to a government. 3. a disloyal act. [1400 50; late ME < MF desloiaute, OF desleaute, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • disloyalty — noun VERB + DISLOYALTY ▪ show ▪ accuse sb of ▪ Her friends accused her of disloyalty. PREPOSITION ▪ disloyalty to …   Collocations dictionary

  • disloyalty — n. to demonstrate disloyalty to * * * [dɪs lɔɪəltɪ] to demonstrate disloyalty to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • disloyalty — [[t]dɪ̱slɔ͟ɪ͟əlti[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N to n Disloyalty is disloyal behaviour. Charges had already been made against certain officials suspected of disloyalty. Syn: faithlessness …   English dictionary

  • disloyalty — noun the investigation uncovered more cases of disloyalty than anyone had originally suspected Syn: unfaithfulness, infidelity, inconstancy, faithlessness, fickleness, unreliability, untrustworthiness, betrayal, falseness; duplicity, double… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • disloyalty — disloyal ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not loyal or faithful. DERIVATIVES disloyally adverb disloyalty noun …   English terms dictionary

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