noun dis·loy·al·ty \-ˈli(-ə)l-tē\

Definition of DISLOYALTY

:  lack of loyalty

Examples of DISLOYALTY

  1. <she was greatly pained by her husband's disloyalty>
  2. <sexual abuse of a young person by a clergyman is usually regarded as the ultimate disloyalty>

First Known Use of DISLOYALTY

15th century
DISLOYALTY Defined for Kids


noun dis·loy·al·ty \dis-ˈli-əl-tē\
plural dis·loy·al·ties

Definition of DISLOYALTY for Kids

:  lack of faithfulness or support <The king suspected disloyalty in his advisor.>
:  an act that shows a lack of faithfulness or support <She was hurt by her friend's disloyalty.>


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