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Webster 1913 Edition


Unfaithful

Un-faith′ful

,
Adj.
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.
My feet, through wine,
unfaithful
to their weight.
Pope.
His honor rooted in dishonor stood,
And faith
unfaithful
kept him falsely true.
Tennyson.
2.
Not possessing faith; infidel.
[R.]
Milton.
Un-faith′ful-ly
,
adv.
Un-faith′ful-ness
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Unfaithful

UNFA'ITHFUL

, a.
1.
Not observant of promises, vows, allegiance or duty; violating trust or confidence; treacherous; perfidious; as an unfaithful subject; an unfaithful husband or wife; an unfaithful servant; an unfaithful bailee or agent.
2.
Not performing the proper duty.
My feet through wine unfaithful to their weight -
3.
Impious; infidel.
4.
Negligent of duty; as an unfaithful workman.

Definition 2022


unfaithful

unfaithful

English

Adjective

unfaithful (comparative more unfaithful, superlative most unfaithful)

  1. Not having religious faith
  2. Not keeping good faith; disloyal; not faithful
  3. Not honest or upright
  4. Of a translation: incorrect
  5. Adulterous

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References

  • unfaithful in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913