Treasonous Trea"son*ous, a. Treasonable. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The treasonous book of the Court of King James. --Pepys. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • treasonous — index disobedient, faithless, false (disloyal), insubordinate, perfidious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • treasonous — (adj.) mid 15c., from TREASON (Cf. treason) + OUS (Cf. ous). Related: Treasonously …   Etymology dictionary

  • treasonous — [adj] disloyal apostate, betraying, double crossing, faithless, insubordinate, mutinous, perfidious, recreant, subversive, traitorous, treacherous, treasonable, two faced*, two timing, undutiful, unfaithful, unpatriotic, untrue, wormlike; concept …   New thesaurus

  • treasonous — [trē′zə nəs] adj. treasonable; traitorous …   English World dictionary

  • treasonous — adj. treasonous to + inf. (it is treasonous to deal with the enemy during wartime) * * * treasonous to + inf. (it is treasonous to deal with the enemy during wartime) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • treasonous — adjective Like or in the way of treason. His treasonous actions earned Benedict Arnold eternal scorn. Syn: traitorous …   Wiktionary

  • treasonous — treason (also high treason) ► NOUN ▪ the crime of betraying one s country, especially by attempting to kill or overthrow the sovereign or government. DERIVATIVES treasonable adjective treasonous adjective. ORIGIN Old French treisoun, from Latin… …   English terms dictionary

  • treasonous — adjective Date: 1593 treasonable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • treasonous — treasonously, adv. /tree zeuh neuhs/, adj. treasonable. [1585 95; TREASON + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • treasonous — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. betraying, traitorous, seditious, subversive, disloyal, treacherous, *backstab bing, insubordinate, rebellious, mutinous. ANT.: loyal, patriotic, faithful II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Involving or… …   English dictionary for students

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