treasonable
adjective Date: 14th century relating to, consisting of, or involving treason <
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treasonably adverb

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  • Treasonable — Trea son*a*ble, a. Pertaining to treason; consisting of treason; involving the crime of treason, or partaking of its guilt. [1913 Webster] Most men s heads had been intoxicated with imaginations of plots and treasonable practices. Clarendon.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • treasonable — index faithless, false (disloyal), perfidious, recreant, untrue Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • treasonable — [trē′zənə bəl] adj. of, having the nature of, or involving treason; traitorous treasonably adv …   English World dictionary

  • treasonable — [[t]tri͟ːzənəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ Treasonable activities are criminal activities which someone carries out with the intention of helping their country s enemies or removing its government using violence. They were brought to trial for treasonable… …   English dictionary

  • treasonable — also trea.son.ous adjective a treasonable offence can be punished as treason: a treasonable act against the head of state …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • treasonable — trea|son|a|ble [ triznəbl ] adjective if something is treasonable, the law considers it to be treason …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • treasonable — adjective treasonable offenses against the king Syn: traitorous, treasonous, treacherous, disloyal; seditious, subversive, mutinous, rebellious; literary perfidious Ant: loyal …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • treasonable — 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

  • treasonable — treasonably, adv. /tree zeuh neuh beuhl/, adj. 1. of the nature of treason. 2. involving treason; traitorous. [1325 75; ME tresonabill. See TREASON, ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • treasonable — adjective involving, or constituting treason Syn: seditious, traitorous …   Wiktionary

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