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a. Not adhering to promises, obligations, or allegiances; disloyal. See Synonyms at faithless.
b. Breaking trust in a marriage or relationship by having sexual relations with someone other than one's spouse or sexual partner.
2. Not justly representing or reflecting the facts or a primary source; inaccurate: an account that was unfaithful to what really happened; a translation that was unfaithful to the original.

un·faith′ful·ly adv.
un·faith′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unfaithfully - in an unfaithful undependable unreliable mannerunfaithfully - in an unfaithful undependable unreliable manner
dependably, faithfully, reliably - in a faithful manner; "it always came on, faithfully, like the radio"
References in classic literature ?
Thirdly, the danger of being unfaithfully counselled, and more for the good of them that counsel, than of him that is counselled.
Unfaithfully Yours is one of the finest - and most overlooked albums ever to come out of Northern Ireland.
unfaithfully departs from Foucault to resituate the history of the co-dependent politicization of national economy and population as, one, unfolding within cold war and postcolonial geopolitics and, two, crucially achieved through sexed bodies and reproduction .
The cloud server has motivation of behaving unfaithfully and returning incorrect results.
Summary: Mona Singh, Rohit Roy to play lead roles in Raell Padamsee's Unfaithfully Yours at DUCTAC
Badly Drawn Footballers are always on the lookout for more superstars to unfaithfully recreate.
On Thursday, Al-Enezi was decoyed by two cousins, Saad Radhi Ayash Al-Enezi, 21, and Abdulaziz Radhi Ayash Al-Enezi, 18, residents of Al-Shamly province, an affiliate of Hail Governorate, where they unfaithfully killed him.
This is not new; Rumi put it more poetically 800 years ago, "if you are here unfaithfully with us / you're causing terrible damage" (Moyne & Barks, 1984, p.
Hero, having gone off to war with his master, returns to the plantation in Part 3, actually, Act 3, like Johnny Comes Marching Home, inscribed for some impenetrable reason as The Union Of My Confederate Parts, bearing a new name, Ulysses, and much like Agamemnon's return from the Trojan Wars, a concubine he wishes to introduce to his plantation wife whose rejection is not as fatal as Clytemnestra, yet becomes the impetus for an incredulously unabashed 19th century melodramatic domestic dust-up following the discovery that she had been unfaithfully engaged in a carnal relationship with Homer in his absence.
And Saul died in his unfaithfulness by which he acted unfaithfully against the Lord, concerning the word of the Lord which he did not keep, and also for seeking a medium, (59) and he did not seek the Lord.
To play on the double meaning of "sampling"--relevant for food and for DIY culture--it is possible to take from this culture and replicate unfaithfully in a way that offers "a rethinking of both the perverse and the normal" (Berlant and Warner, "What Does" 345).
Additional feature film credits include, Paradise Alley, Little Darlings, Private Benjamin, I, The Jury, Unfaithfully Yours, The Penitent, Fatal Instinct, Trial By Jury, Judge Dredd, Two for the Money and many independents.