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 ?
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 if you keep company with a disloyal man, we might think that you were disloyal, too.
Under that gospel, the citizen who thinks he sees that the commonwealth's political clothes are worn out, and yet holds his peace and does not agitate for a new suit, is disloyal; he is a traitor.
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.
`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?'"
His venture was far too serious, and the results of exposure too fraught with danger, to permit of his taking any chances with a disloyal fellow-conspirator.
He could not be disloyal to his kind, and it was to more than Lizzie Connolly that his hat was lifted.
It was selfish, no doubt, disloyal, wrong, but I could realize nothing save that the golden barrier was gone from between us.
Other servants passed like water, but the chauffeur remained, though impertinent and disloyal. Margaret disliked Crane, and he knew it.
``Rebecca, a Jewess, daughter of Isaac of York, being attainted of sorcery, seduction, and other damnable practices, practised on a Knight of the most Holy Order of the Temple of Zion, doth deny the same; and saith, that the testimony delivered against her this day is false, wicked, and disloyal; and that by lawful essoine* of her body as being
"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."