from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Lacking loyalty. See Synonyms at faithless.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to an absence of loyalty; faithless, traitorous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not loyal; not true to a sovereign or lawful superior, or to the government under which one lives; false where allegiance is due; faithless
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not true to one's allegiance; false to one's obligation of loyalty to a sovereign, state, or government; not loyal.
- Not true to one's obligations or engagements; inconstant in duty or in love; faithless; perfidious.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle
- adj. showing lack of love for your country
To single out the Jews as being singularly separate and disloyal from the rest of America is the very soul of anti-Semitism.
Q If I could follow up on that, doesn't it seem like -- I almost want to use the word disloyal for an official to be told, you can't tell your boss this.
Indeed mamma began to reproach me for what she called my disloyal and treacherous sentiments.
Happily, this wayward and pettish, I will not call it disloyal spirit, has passed away, and most of the "Annexationists" are now heartily ashamed of their conduct.
James Carville thought it was appropriate to liken Bill Richardson to Judas who sold out Jesus for 30 pieces of silver when he endorsed Barack Obama and reiterated his incongruous biblical analogy on CNN by saying that Richardson was being "disloyal" - not to the country, but to the Clintons.
She courageously stood up to people who called her disloyal; one male colleague even punched her for suggesting that the U.S. should wait before it killed innocent civilians.
There are a number of behaviors that can be classified as disloyal.
Is it because they've so long lived in fear of being called disloyal or soft on terrorism?
You have set yourself up as the arbiter of Britain's national interst, and any who disagree with you are called disloyal and urged to leave.
MCCAIN: Well, the fact is we achieved significant victory initially and it was the failed strategy afterwards by Rumsfeld that I stood up against and was called disloyal by Republicans for saying we had to have this new strategy and we had to win.
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