disloyalty

noun
VERB + DISLOYALTY
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accuse sb of

Her friends accused her of disloyalty.

PREPOSITION
disloyalty to

He has shown disloyalty to the party and is not to be trusted.


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  • disloyalty — early 15c., from M.Fr. desloyaulte, from O.Fr. desloiaute, desleauté disloyalty, faithlessness, marital infidelity, from desloial (see DISLOYAL (Cf. disloyal)). Especially of allegiance to a state or sovereign since c.1600 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Disloyalty — Dis*loy al*ty, n. [Pref. dis + loyalty: cf. OF. desloiaut[ e], deslealt[ e], F. d[ e]loyaut[ e].] Want of loyalty; lack of fidelity; violation of allegiance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disloyalty — I noun apostasy, barratry, betrayal, betrayal of trust, breach, breach of faith, breach of promise, breach of trust, broken promise, contumacy, defection, dereliction of allegiance, desertion, disobedience, faithlessness, falseness, falsity,… …   Law dictionary

  • disloyalty — [n] unfaithfulness apostasy, bad faith, betrayal of trust, breach of trust, breaking of faith, deceitfulness, disaffection, doubledealing, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, inconstancy, infidelity, perfidiousness, perfidy, recreancy, sedition,… …   New thesaurus

  • disloyalty — [dis loi′əltē, dis′loi′əltē] n. 1. the quality of being disloyal 2. pl. disloyalties a disloyal act …   English World dictionary

  • disloyalty — /dis loy euhl tee/, n., pl. disloyalties. 1. the quality of being disloyal; lack of loyalty; unfaithfulness. 2. violation of allegiance or duty, as to a government. 3. a disloyal act. [1400 50; late ME < MF desloiaute, OF desleaute, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • disloyalty — n. to demonstrate disloyalty to * * * [dɪs lɔɪəltɪ] to demonstrate disloyalty to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • disloyalty — [[t]dɪ̱slɔ͟ɪ͟əlti[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N to n Disloyalty is disloyal behaviour. Charges had already been made against certain officials suspected of disloyalty. Syn: faithlessness …   English dictionary

  • disloyalty — noun the investigation uncovered more cases of disloyalty than anyone had originally suspected Syn: unfaithfulness, infidelity, inconstancy, faithlessness, fickleness, unreliability, untrustworthiness, betrayal, falseness; duplicity, double… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • disloyalty — disloyal ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not loyal or faithful. DERIVATIVES disloyally adverb disloyalty noun …   English terms dictionary

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