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[mass noun] The quality of not being loyal to a person, country, or organization; unfaithfulness:‘an accusation of disloyalty and betrayal’
unfaithfulness, infidelity, inconstancy, faithlessness, fickleness, unreliability, untrustworthiness, breach of trust, breach of faith, betrayal, falseness, false-heartedness, falsityduplicity, double-dealing, treachery, perfidy, perfidiousness, treason, subversion, sedition, dissidenceadulteryback-stabbing, two-timinghollow-heartedness, punic faith, recreancyView synonyms
- ‘It has been a cancer in the Labor Party, this disloyalty.’
- ‘By your historically unprecedented disloyalty, you have betrayed our trust.’
- ‘The cocaine trade being so lucrative, it encouraged disloyalty and betrayal.’
- ‘As a father himself he finds such disloyalty and betrayal completely unacceptable.’
- ‘The death and torture camps, barbaric prisons for political opponents and routine beatings for anyone suspected of disloyalty are well documented.’
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