Synonyms for betrayal

Grammar : Noun
Spell : bih-trey
Phonetic Transcription : bɪˈtreɪ

Top 10 synonyms for betrayal Other synonyms for the word betrayal

Définition of betrayal

Origin :
  • 1816; from betray + -al (2). Earlier in the same sense were betrayment (1540s), betraying (late 14c.).
  • noun exhibition of disloyalty
  • noun divulgence of information
Example sentences :
  • There must be women there, and women meant screams, horror, betrayal.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • And at this time Shakespeare has suffered Herbert's betrayal.
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • This marriage with Peggy, for instance, looks like a betrayal of her.
  • Extract from : « Murder Point » by Coningsby Dawson
  • "The Night of Betrayal" is presented in the form of a story within a story.
  • Extract from : « The Historical Nights' Entertainment » by Rafael Sabatini
  • If he had betrayed them, yet he had so contrived that they should not suffer by that betrayal.
  • Extract from : « The Sea-Hawk » by Raphael Sabatini
  • I shall run no risks of betrayal by engaging Bridgwater folk.
  • Extract from : « Mistress Wilding » by Rafael Sabatini
  • Miss Amabel's voice rose upon the horror of her own betrayal.
  • Extract from : « The Prisoner » by Alice Brown
  • My writing about Mr. Jones will not be the betrayal of a professional secret.
  • Extract from : « The Goat-gland Transplantation » by Sydney B. Flower
  • You have excuse for your betrayal, but your request I can not grant.
  • Extract from : « Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer » by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • But, my Lady, I have a heart; a heart that would be broken by a betrayal.
  • Extract from : « The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly » by Charles James Lever

Antonyms for betrayal

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