meaning of betrayal

betrayal meaning in General Dictionary

The work and/or results of betraying

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  • the quality of aiding an enemy
  • an act of deliberate betrayal
  • The act and/or outcome of betraying.

betrayal meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1816; from betray + -al (2). Earlier in the same sense were betrayment (1540s), betraying (late 14c.).


betrayal meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The act or perhaps the results of betraying.


Sentence Examples with the word betrayal

Any resentment that lingered from his betrayal melted away at the sight of what he'd been through to save her.

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