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infidelity

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1 lack of faithfulness especially to one's husband or wife
  • infidelity can lead to divorce

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2 the act or fact of violating the trust or confidence of another
  • the one thing that the political boss will not forgive is infidelity

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3 a sexual encounter or relationship between a married person and someone other than their spouse
  • had known about his wife's infidelities for years

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The first known use of infidelity was in the 15th century

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“Infidelity.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/infidelity. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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