Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being faithless

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or state of being faithless, in any sense of that word.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous

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Examples

  • In many respects, they find you antagonizing the same way they find Glenn Reynolds antagonizing - like Jesuits, they really think once they had you, they had the right to keep you, and your faithlessness is your failure, not theirs.

    Oppressed by the label "Republican"?

  • It was gloomy, that which wrote itself on the paper, nor did it especially apply to the case in point, "but then," she reminded herself, bitterly recalling the faithlessness of Hattie, of Rosalie, of

    Emmy Lou Her Book and Heart

  • But when she beheld the letter again, she read again the opprobrious word "faithlessness" in her husband's handwriting.

    Filipino Popular Tales

  • [54] 'In his own mode of acting,' must be understood here of his honourable mode of acting; though there are also _malae artes_, such as faithlessness, cunning, flattery, and the like.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • But this, so far from proving any "faithlessness," shows, on the contrary, an entire faith in their Art, that it was able to accomplish what was required of it, and needed not to be bolstered up by anything external.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 77, March, 1864

  • I know the word 'faithlessness' sounds very terrible.

    Without Dogma

  • But its faithlessness manifests itself in another way also: it continually becomes only a repetition.

    This and/or that

  • Even some Americans criticize their brothers as “little Eichmanns” for their participation in the great engine of faithlessness and nihilism that is the West.

    The Parable of the Spider

  • Then, in my mid-20s, I underwent a crisis of faithlessness.

    An atheist at Christmas: Oh come all ye faithless

  • Often, I suggest that they begin with the Bible and not treat it as much as a moral rule book, but more as a testament of faith and faithlessness that we can draw on and learn from as we see that folks have been trying to figure out how to live their lives in response to God's call to us for a mighty long time.

    Emilie Townes: The Selma Marchers Weren't Just Activists -- They Were Believers

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