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trea·son·ous

 (trē′zə-nəs)
adj.
Treasonable.

trea′son·ous·ly adv.
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trea•son•ous

(ˈtri zə nəs)

adj.
treasonable.
[1585–95]
trea′son•ous•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.treasonous - 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"
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treasonous

adjective
Involving or constituting treason:
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Astor, but intimates that he stood ready to resist any treasonous outbreak; and seems to think that the evidence of preparation on his part had an effect in overawing the conspirators.
He became thickly treasonous, and spoke in terms of sweeping indecency of a Government which had forced upon him a white man's education and neglected to supply him with a white man's salary.
Sison, one of Duterte's staunchest critics, slammed Duterte's 'treasonous deals' with China, which include the joint oil and gas exploration deal in the West Philippine Sea.
She places herself at the heart of two treasonous plots against King Henry IV with the aim of restoring King Richard II to the throne.
religious treason and heresy, and treasonous love: adultery and shame.
Opposition Senator Leila de Lima on Wednesday criticized the Duterte administration for its "treasonous" defense of China over the Recto Bank boat-ramming incident.
Damascus, SANA -- Syria called on the Security Council to shoulder its responsibilities by working to stop the attacks and treasonous actions of the SDF militias, which are backed by the US and some Western states.
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Monday accused those responsible for launching the special counsel investigation of "treasonous things" and said they "will certainly be looked at."
Please stop obeying the orders from the current dictatorial power - the Hun Sen regime that destroys the nation, is treasonous and does harm to the people,' he said.
The armed forces said in a statement that they had captured all those involved in what they described as "treasonous" acts motivated by "obscure interests tied to the far-right".
The armed forces said they had captured all those involved in what they described as "treasonous" acts motivated by "obscure interests tied to the far-right".
"You can only withdraw security if a governor is a threat to the nation or is treasonous. So, I don't understand why removing roadblocks resulted in my security being withdrawn," he told KTN.