disloyal


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dis·loy·al

 (dĭs-loi′əl)
adj.
Showing or characterized by a lack of loyalty; not loyal. See Synonyms at faithless.

[Late Middle English, from Old French desloial : des-, dis- + loial, loyal; see loyal.]

dis·loy′al·ist n.
dis·loy′al·ly adv.

disloyal

(dɪsˈlɔɪəl)
adj
not loyal or faithful; deserting one's allegiance or duty
disˈloyally adv

dis•loy•al

(dɪsˈlɔɪ əl)

adj.
false to one's obligations or allegiances; faithless.
[1470–80; < Middle French]
dis•loy′al•ist, n.
dis•loy′al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disloyal - showing lack of love for your countrydisloyal - showing lack of love for your country
disloyal - deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle; "disloyal aides revealed his indiscretions to the papers"
2.disloyal - deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle; "disloyal aides revealed his indiscretions to the papers"
disloyal, unpatriotic - showing lack of love for your country
loyal - steadfast in allegiance or duty; "loyal subjects"; "loyal friends stood by him"

disloyal

disloyal

adjective
Translations
غَيْر مُخْلِص
neloajálnínevěrný
illoyaltroløs
ótrúr
neištikimaineištikimasneištikimybėnelojalus
nelojālsneuzticams
nelojálny
sadakatsızvefasız

disloyal

[ˈdɪsˈlɔɪəl] ADJdesleal (to con)

disloyal

[ˌdɪsˈlɔɪəl] adj [person] → déloyal(e)
to be disloyal to sb → être déloyal(e) envers qn

disloyal

adjilloyal; to be disloyal to somebodyjdm gegenüber nicht loyal sein

disloyal

[ˈdɪsˈlɔɪl] adj disloyal (to)sleale (verso)

disloyal

(disˈloiəl) adjective
unfaithful or not loyal. He has been very disloyal to his friends.
disˈloyally adverb
disˈloyalty noun
References in classic literature ?
For the nine hundred and ninety-four to express dis- satisfaction with the regnant system and propose to change it, would have made the whole six shudder as one man, it would have been so disloyal, so dishonor- able, such putrid black treason.
that is disloyal, disloyal to my First Love; for this is sadly true,--that we always find the Golden Girl in our first love, and lose her in our second.
But yet all is not don; Man disobeying, Disloyal breaks his fealtie, and sinns Against the high Supremacie of Heav'n, Affecting God-head, and so loosing all, To expiate his Treason hath naught left, But to destruction sacred and devote, He with his whole posteritie must die, Die hee or Justice must; unless for him Som other able, and as willing, pay The rigid satisfaction, death for death.
If that,' said this disloyal gentleman, 'be the only scruple you feel, fairest Dorothea' (for that is the name of this unhappy being), 'see here I give you my hand to be yours, and let Heaven, from which nothing is hid, and this image of Our Lady you have here, be witnesses of this pledge.
Prove the women by all means, to see who are disloyal and who guiltless, but I am not in favour of going round and trying the men.
Therefore, he who considers it necessary to secure himself in his new principality, to win friends, to overcome either by force or fraud, to make himself beloved and feared by the people, to be followed and revered by the soldiers, to exterminate those who have power or reason to hurt him, to change the old order of things for new, to be severe and gracious, magnanimous and liberal, to destroy a disloyal soldiery and to create new, to maintain friendship with kings and princes in such a way that they must help him with zeal and offend with caution, cannot find a more lively example than the actions of this man.
Here will I abide; and King George shall still have one true subject in his disloyal Province.
How would you regard us,' I said, `if you were to perceive among us a man mad enough, disloyal enough, to entertain other than sentiments of the most perfect respect for a princess who is the destined wife of our master?
I owed this tolerance to the most careless, the most confirmed of those Bohemians (his beard had streaks of grey amongst its many other tints) who, once bringing his heavy hand down on my shoulder, took my defence against the charge of being disloyal and even foreign to that milieu of earnest visions taking beautiful and revolutionary shapes in the smoke of pipes, in the jingle of glasses.
I call the saints to witness that never by thought or word have I been disloyal to you" - and the blasphemous wretch actually crossed himself with a trembling, skinny hand.
yes, disloyal king, you shall see Belle-Isle, but it shall be when I am no longer there.
He felt himself disloyal in not minding it, but it seemed to him that he had no feelings left.