disloyalty

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noun dis·loy·al·ty \ -ˈlȯi(-ə)l-tē \

Definition of disloyalty

:lack of loyalty

Examples of disloyalty in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of disloyalty

15th century


DISLOYALTY Defined for Kids

disloyalty

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noun dis·loy·al·ty \ dis-ˈlȯi-əl-tē \

Definition of disloyalty for Students

plural disloyalties
1 :lack of faithfulness or support
  • The king suspected disloyalty in his advisor.
2 :an act that shows a lack of faithfulness or support
  • She was hurt by her friend's disloyalty.


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