faithless


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faith·less

 (fāth′lĭs)
adj.
1.
a. Not true to duty or obligation; disloyal or unfaithful.
b. Breaking trust in a marriage or relationship by having sexual relations with someone other than one's spouse or sexual partner.
2. Having no religious faith.

faith′less·ly adv.
faith′less·ness n.
Synonyms: faithless, unfaithful, false, disloyal, traitorous, perfidious
These adjectives mean not true to duty or obligation. Faithless and unfaithful imply failure to adhere to promises, obligations, or allegiances: was faithless to her ideals; an unfaithful servant.
False emphasizes deceitfulness or duplicity: "To thine own self be true, / And it must follow, as the night the day, / Thou canst not then be false to any man" (Shakespeare).
One who is disloyal betrays an allegiance: disloyal staff members who exposed the senator's indiscretions.
Traitorous most commonly refers to disloyalty to a government or nation: a traitorous double agent.
Perfidious often connotes vile or contemptible behavior: "The propagandists also highlighted atrocities committed by enemy soldiers, in order to demonstrate the perfidious qualities of the enemy nation" (David A. Bell).

faithless

(ˈfeɪθlɪs)
adj
1. unreliable or treacherous
2. dishonest or disloyal
3. having no faith or trust
4. lacking faith, esp religious faith
ˈfaithlessly adv
ˈfaithlessness n

faith•less

(ˈfeɪθ lɪs)

adj.
1. not adhering to allegiance, promises, vows, or duty.
2. not trustworthy; unreliable.
3. lacking trust or belief, esp. without religious faith.
[1250–1300]
faith′less•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.faithless - having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor; "the faithless Benedict Arnold"; "a lying traitorous insurrectionist"
disloyal - deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle; "disloyal aides revealed his indiscretions to the papers"

faithless

adjective disloyal, unreliable, unfaithful, untrustworthy, doubting, false, untrue, treacherous, dishonest, fickle, perfidious, untruthful, traitorous, unbelieving, inconstant, false-hearted, recreant (archaic) She decided to divorce her increasingly faithless and unreliable husband.

faithless

adjective
Translations
خائِن، غَير جَدير بالثِّقَه
nevěrný
illoyaltroløsutro
ótrúr; trúlaus
inançsızvefasız

faithless

[ˈfeɪθlɪs] ADJdesleal, infiel

faithless

[ˈfeɪθləs] adj [wife, husband, lover] → infidèle

faithless

[ˈfeɪθlɪs] adjinfedele

faith

(feiθ) noun
1. trust or belief. She had faith in her ability.
2. religious belief. Years of hardship had not caused him to lose his faith.
3. loyalty to one's promise. to keep/break faith with someone.
ˈfaithful adjective
1. loyal and true; not changing. a faithful friend; faithful to his promise.
2. true or exact. a faithful account of what had happened.
ˈfaithfully adverb
Yours faithfully
a polite way of ending a formal (usually business) letter which starts with `Dear Sir` or `Dear Madam`. In American English `Sincerely yours` or `Truly yours` is used.
ˈfaithfulness noun
ˈfaithless adjective
ˈfaithlessness noun
in (all) good faith
sincerely. She made the offer in good faith.
References in classic literature ?
Damon, the morning of the eighth day after their desertion by the faithless Jacinto.
It may be," he replied, "because I will not encounter the dishonour that besmirches the husband of a faithless woman.
And now Through all restraint broke loose he wings his way Not farr off Heav'n, in the Precincts of light, Directly towards the new created World, And Man there plac't, with purpose to assay If him by force he can destroy, or worse, By som false guile pervert; and shall pervert; For man will heark'n to his glozing lyes, And easily transgress the sole Command, Sole pledge of his obedience: So will fall Hee and his faithless Progenie: whose fault?
Your ally your brother in arms, ye perjured and faithless knights
Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies.
You swear,' said the Prince, 'that you will love me till you die, but I fear your faithless heart, and I feel that I shall soon have to seek the Fairy Despair, ruler of half this island.
At sight of what lay beneath both men stepped back-- involuntary oaths upon their lips--for there before them lay the dead body of Mbeeda, the faithless head man.
Thank God, the first shock of things has abated, now that you have agreed not to look upon me as faithless and an egotist simply because I have deceived you.
They succeeded in overtaking the party of which they were in quest, but concealed their faithless desertion of Scott; alleging that he had died of disease.
But Toby insisted upon it, as he now began to think that Jimmy might be a mere mercenary, who would be sure to prove faithless if not well paid.
Tristram's; and it was only a tenderly perverse theory of his hostess of the Avenue d'Iena that he was faithless to his early friendships.
Mahbub was mocking him, as faithless Afghans will; for he went on: