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treacherousness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character of being treacherous: breach of faith or allegiance; faithlessness; perfidy.

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  • noun Treachery; the characteristic of being treacherous.

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Examples

  • This cannot fail to surprize the Litterary World: who are well acquainted with the treacherousness of memory, and how soon the most happy ideas, for want of sufficient quickness in noting down, are lost in the rapidity of thought.

    Letter 34

  • Our country and politicians desperately need to believe that taking the high road, despite its treacherousness, can work; that one can successfully fight fire with something besides fire; and that fairness and integrity can actually lead to change.

    LaVar Young: NJ's Budget: A Political Game With Dire Consequences

  • The treacherousness of this prohibitive measure angered Jakobowski.

    Good Night, Mrs. Calabash

  • Winter in Madrid is not only a crash course in the politics of the era but serves as a marvellous primer on the duplicity and treacherousness of our species and yet gives us hope that there are exceptions to these terrible generalisations.

    Winter In Madrid: Summary and book reviews of Winter In Madrid by C.J. Sansom.

  • We don't know that the Founders conducted lengthy discussions and debates, and wrote extensively, about the pitfalls of good intentions and about the treacherousness of relying on charismatic rather than on the rule of law.

    Dr. Peter Breggin: Cautionary Observations for My Fellow Idealists

  • At Ariah's side throughout her ordeal is confirmed bachelor and pillar of the community Dirk Burnaby, a man whose own family understands first hand the treacherousness of The Falls.

    The Falls by Joyce Carol Oates: Questions

  • He was lonely, despairing of his own wasted health, at the age of just forty-five, and deeply pessimistic about the advance of Russian communism, whose cruelty and treacherousness he had personally experienced, nearly at the cost of his own life in Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War.

    Orwell's List

  • The Social Security debacle is yet another example of the treacherousness of the Bush Administration.

    Think Progress » The Social Security Stump

  • One row succeeded another with my men; but I was determined to get them out of that town as quickly as possible, for I had heard so much from perfectly reliable and experienced people regarding the treacherousness of the Fan.

    Travels in West Africa

  • He was lonely, despairing of his own wasted health, at the age of just forty-five, and deeply pessimistic about the advance of Russian communism, whose cruelty and treacherousness he had personally experienced, nearly at the cost of his own life in Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War.

    Orwell's List

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