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 ?
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.
How often during those eight years of happy life with his wife Alexey Alexandrovitch had looked at other men's faithless wives and other deceived husbands and asked himself: "How can people descend to that?
Victor," she murmured, "you would spoil the most faithless woman on earth for all her lovers.
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.
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.
The strong man full of care--the sick man full of pain--the little maiden sobbing for her faithless lover--like children we lay our aching heads on your white bosom, and you gently soothe us off to by-by.
That this king is a faithless, unworthy servant, who grows proud and self-sufficient upon the strength of property that belongs to me, and which he has stolen.
But that base prompting which makes a women more cruel to a rival than to a faithless lover, could have no strength of recurrence in Dorothea when the dominant spirit of justice within her had once overcome the tumult and had once shown her the truer measure of things.
As the boat disappeared about a bend in the river Rajah Muda Saffir arose, shaking his fist in the direction it had vanished and, cursing anew and volubly, damned each separate hair in the heads of the faithless Barunda and the traitorous Ninaka.
The faithless Mirabel had broken his engagement, and the plowboy was the herald of misfortune who brought his apology.
Go to thy duty, faithless shepherd, or we shall never meet again.