faithlessness

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Faithless \Faith"less\, adjective

1. Not believing; not giving credit.

Be not faithless, but believing. --John xx. 27.

2. Not believing on God or religion; specifically, not believing in the Christian religion. --Shak.

3. Not observant of promises or covenants.

4. Not true to allegiance, duty, or vows; perfidious; trecherous; disloyal; not of true fidelity; inconstant, as a husband or a wife.

A most unnatural and faithless service. --Shak.

5. Serving to disappoint or deceive; delusive; unsatisfying. "Yonder faithless phantom." --Goldsmith. -- {Faith"less*ly}, adverb{Faith"less*ness}, noun

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

faithlessness

noun

1: unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous [syn: {faithlessness}, {falseness}, {fickleness}, {inconstancy}]


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