Definition of Traitorousness

1. Noun. Disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior.

Exact synonyms: Subversiveness, Treason
Generic synonyms: Disloyalty
Specialized synonyms: Betrayal
Derivative terms: Subversive, Traitorous, Treasonist, Treasonous



Definition of Traitorousness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being traitorous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Traitorousness

traipsed
traipses
traipsing
trait
traiteur
traitor
traitored
traitoress
traitoresses
traitories
traitoring
traitorlike
traitorly
traitorous
traitorously
traitorousness (current term)
traitors
traitory
traitour
traitourly
traitourous
traitourously
traitours
traitress
traitresses
traits
traject
trajected
trajecting
trajection

Literary usage of Traitorousness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Narratives of Early Carolina, 1650-1708 by Alexander Samuel Salley (1911)
"The failure of his expedition was due to cowardice or traitorousness on the part of some of his officers, as is even here partially shown by Oldmixon. ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"FALSENESS, (false'-nes) ns Contrariety to truth ; want of veracity ; violation of promise ; duplicity ; deceit ; treachery ; perfidy ; traitorousness. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... predestined spirit of traitorousness in the envoy, and he returns with a false tale, which leads the monarch to forget military precautions by dividing ..."

4. The Age of the Fathers: Being Chapters in the History of the Church During by William Bright (1903)
"... to condemn Nestorius; and commented severely on what they called " the senseless changeableness and manifest traitorousness " of John of Antioch, who, ..."

5. The School of Shakspere by William Shakespeare, J. W. M. Gibbs (1878)
"... some small ground for supposing that one of the arguments by which Sebastian turned him from his Irish enterprise was the traitorousness of the attempt. ..."

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