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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The state of being disloyal or faithless.

Usage examples (36)
  • Combinations of wickedness would overwhelm the world by the advantage which licentious principles afford, did not those who have long practiced perfidy grow faithless to...
  • Noun, : perfidy that goes unpunished
  • But much as she loved England she was very loud in denouncing what she called the perfidy of the mother to the brightest of her children.
  • In my readings of British history generally, the word perfidy arises quite often. for more
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