unfaithful

2 definitions found

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

Unfaithful \Un*faith"ful\, adjective

1. Not faithful; not observant of promises, vows, allegiance, or duty; violating trust or confidence; treacherous; perfidious; as, an unfaithful subject; an unfaithful agent or servant.

My feet, through wine, unfaithful to their weight. --Pope.

His honor rooted in dishonor stood, And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true. --Tennyson.

2. Not possessing faith; infidel. [R.] --Milton. -- {Un*faith"ful*ly}, adverb -- {Un*faith"ful*ness}, noun

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

unfaithful

adjective

1: not true to duty or obligation or promises; "an unfaithful lover" [ant: {faithful}]

2: having sexual relations with someone other than your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend; "her husband was unfaithful" [ant: {faithful}]

3: having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor; "the faithless Benedict Arnold"; "a lying traitorous insurrectionist" [syn: {faithless}, {traitorous}, {unfaithful}, {treasonable}, {treasonous}]

4: not trustworthy; "an unfaithful reproduction"


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