perfidy


perfidy

noun

Definition of PERFIDY

1
lack of faithfulness especially to one's husband or wife <he decided to forgive his wife's perfidy, choosing to ascribe it to a moment of uncharacteristic weakness>
2
the act or fact of violating the trust or confidence of another <the full cost—both in compromised intelligence and in human life—of the double agent's perfidy is not yet known>

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