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faithless

[feyth-lis] /ˈfeɪθ lɪs/
adjective
1.
not adhering to allegiance, promises, vows, or duty:
the faithless behavior of Benedict Arnold.
2.
not trustworthy; unreliable.
3.
without trust or belief.
4.
being without religious faith.
5.
(among Christians) bereft of Christian faith.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English faithles. See faith, -less
Related forms
faithlessly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for faithlessly

faithless

/ˈfeɪθlɪs/
adjective
1.
unreliable or treacherous
2.
dishonest or disloyal
3.
having no faith or trust
4.
lacking faith, esp religious faith
Derived Forms
faithlessly, adverb
faithlessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for faithlessly

faithless

adj.

c.1300, "unbelieving," from faith + -less. Meaning "insincere" is mid-14c. Related: Faithlessly; faithlessness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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