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faithless (ˈfeɪθlɪs Pronunciation for faithless

Definitions

adjective

  1. unreliable or treacherous
  2. dishonest or disloyal
  3. having no faith or trust
  4. lacking faith, esp religious faith

Derived Forms

ˈfaithlessly adverb
ˈfaithlessness noun

Example Sentences Including 'faithless'

As a faithless fiduciary, Perle should be required to disgorge all compensation he received from the Company.
CBC (2004)
By trying to make its faith relevant and tolerant, the Anglican church is further exposed as irrelevant, faithless and incoherent.
Spiked (2003)
How to believe in the faithless ; Edinburgh Theatre; First Night
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
I did not guess that I would turn up at an office to find that Matthew, my faithless ex, had got there before me.
Independent (1998)
I think about Christian sometimes and his faithless wife and how he lost her.
Hugo Wilcken THE EXECUTION (2002)
The majority of Men, meanwhile, having proved faithless in battle, are cut off from Elves and the inspiration that they represent.
John Garth TOLKIEN AND THE GREAT WAR: The Threshold of Middle-earth (2003)
The singer's voice broke with sadness at the inevitable faithless ness of cheap women.
McCorquodale, Robin Dansville
`Faithless is a brilliant name because those people who are genuinely faithless are the very people I want to speak to first.
Misc (1998)
`I asked why, but he muttered something about Alexander being a faithless wastrel as well as a bully.
Grace, C.L A Shrine of Murders

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