noun see treacherous

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  • treacherousness — index bad faith, dishonesty, false pretense, improbity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • treacherousness — noun Treachery; the characteristic of being treacherous. He had an aggressive treacherousness of eye which his potations had not subdued …   Wiktionary

  • treacherousness — treacherous ► ADJECTIVE 1) guilty of or involving betrayal. 2) having hidden or unpredictable dangers: treacherous currents. DERIVATIVES treacherously adverb treacherousness noun treachery noun. ORIGIN Old French trecherous, from trechier to… …   English terms dictionary

  • treacherousness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being treacherous his treacherousness was … concealed under an appearance of honest and awkward dullness John Fiske …   Useful english dictionary

  • Treacherousness — Treacherous Treach er*ous, a. [See {Treacher}.] Like a traitor; involving treachery; violating allegiance or faith pledged; traitorous to the state or sovereign; perfidious in private life; betraying a trust; faithless. [1913 Webster] Loyal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • treacherousness — See treacherously. * * * …   Universalium

  • treacherousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Willful betrayal of fidelity, confidence, or trust: perfidy, treachery, treason. See TRUST. 2. Betrayal, especially of a moral obligation: disloyalty, faithlessness, false heartedness, falseness, falsity, infidelity …   English dictionary for students

  • treacherousness — treach·er·ous·ness || tretʃərÉ™snɪs n. traitorousness, disloyalty, insidiousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • treacherousness — treach·er·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • treachery — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. treason, perfidy, faithlessness, disloyalty, infidelity, falsity, falseness. See improbity, deception. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. faithlessness, disloyalty, betrayal; see dishonesty , treason . III… …   English dictionary for students

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