betrayed

adjective
be·​trayed | \ bi-ˈtrād How to pronounce betrayed (audio) , bē-\

Definition of betrayed

: treacherously abandoned, deserted, or mistreated a betrayed spouse Despite dozens of letters and phone calls to management, few answers were forthcoming. Employees felt betrayed.— Jeffrey Goodell This time, it's betrayed head bangers mourning the latest self-titled long CD album by Metallica…Playboy

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1609, in the meaning defined above

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