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faithlessness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Faithless  \Faith"less\,  a. 
  1.  Not  believing;  not  giving  credit. 
 
  Be  not  faithless,  but  believing.  --John  xx  27. 
 
  2.  Not  believing  on  God  or  religion;  specifically,  not 
  believing  in  the  Christian  religion.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Not  observant  of  promises  or  covenants. 
 
  4.  Not  true  to  allegiance,  duty,  or  vows;  perfidious; 
  trecherous;  disloyal;  not  of  true  fidelity;  inconstant,  as 
  a  husband  or  a  wife. 
 
  A  most  unnatural  and  faithless  service.  --Shak. 
 
  5.  Serving  to  disappoint  or  deceive;  delusive;  unsatisfying. 
  ``Yonder  faithless  phantom.''  --Goldsmith.  -- 
  {Faith"less*ly},  adv.{Faith"less*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  faithlessness 
  n  :  unfaithfulness  by  virtue  of  being  unreliable  or  treacherous 
  [syn:  {falseness},  {fickleness},  {inconstancy}] 




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