Synonyms for infidelity

Grammar : Noun
Spell : in-fi-del-i-tee
Phonetic Transcription : ˌɪn fɪˈdɛl ɪ ti

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Définition of infidelity

Origin :
  • c.1400, "want of faith, unbelief in religion; false belief, paganism;" also (early 15c.) "unfaithfulness or disloyalty to a person" (originally to a sovereign, by 16c. to a lover or spouse), from French infidélité, from Latin infidelitatem (nominative infidelitas) "unfaithfulness, faithlessness," noun of quality from infidelis (see infidel).
  • noun disloyalty to an obligation
Example sentences :
  • This is the affirmation of the liberty claimed by infidelity.
  • Extract from : « Slavery Ordained of God » by Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.
  • So far the position of the wife is secured in the case of the infidelity of the husband.
  • Extract from : « The Truth About Woman » by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • But infidelity and bigotry are frequently next-door neighbours.
  • Extract from : « Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud, Complete » by Lewis Goldsmith
  • The infidelity of his wife did not trouble him in the least.
  • Extract from : « Therese Raquin » by Emile Zola
  • Curiosity is the mother of all infidelity, whether of the spirit or of the body.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Fountain » by Lilian Staveley
  • Unchastity and infidelity were as confused to him as to the Middle Ages, his only moral teacher.
  • Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
  • Infidelity on the part of the man does not justify infidelity in the woman.
  • Extract from : « The Woman Thou Gavest Me » by Hall Caine
  • Some I found professing a belief in infidelity, a few in real atheism.
  • Extract from : « The Prison Chaplaincy, And Its Experiences » by Hosea Quinby
  • Is it to establish the infidelity of France men should thus sell their lives?
  • Extract from : « Gerald Fitzgerald » by Charles James Lever
  • Their patriotism he called a mere pretence to shroud their infidelity.
  • Extract from : « Maurice Tiernay Soldier of Fortune » by Charles James Lever

Antonyms for infidelity

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