Infidelity In`fi*del"i*ty, n.; pl. {Infidelities}. [L. infidelitas: cf. F. infid['e]lit['e].] [1913 Webster] 1. Lack of faith or belief in some religious system; especially, a lack of faith in, or disbelief of, the inspiration of the Scriptures, of the divine origin of Christianity. [1913 Webster]

There is, indeed, no doubt but that vanity is one of the principal causes of infidelity. --V. Knox. [1913 Webster]

2. Unfaithfulness to the marriage vow or contract; violation of the marriage covenant by adultery. [1913 Webster]

3. Breach of trust; unfaithfulness to a charge, or to moral obligation; treachery; deceit; as, the infidelity of a servant. ``The infidelity of friends.'' --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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