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disloyal

[dis-loi-uh l] /dɪsˈlɔɪ əl/
adjective
1.
false to one's obligations or allegiances; not loyal; faithless; treacherous.
Origin
1470-1480
1470-80; < Middle French desloial, Old French desleal, equivalent to des- dis-1 + leal loyal
Related forms
disloyalist, noun
disloyally, adverb
Synonyms
unfaithful, perfidious, traitorous, treasonable.
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British Dictionary definitions for disloyalist

disloyal

/dɪsˈlɔɪəl/
adjective
1.
not loyal or faithful; deserting one's allegiance or duty
Derived Forms
disloyally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for disloyalist

disloyal

adj.

early 15c. (implied in disloyally), from Old French desloial, desleal (Modern French déloyal) "treacherous, false, deceitful," from des- (see dis-) + loial (see loyal).

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