Unfaithfulness
Unfaithful Un*faith"ful, a. 1. Not faithful; not observant of promises, vows, allegiance, or duty; violating trust or confidence; treacherous; perfidious; as, an unfaithful subject; an unfaithful agent or servant. [1913 Webster]

My feet, through wine, unfaithful to their weight. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

His honor rooted in dishonor stood, And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

2. Not possessing faith; infidel. [R.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*faith"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Un*faith"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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