Treason Synonyms and Antonyms

trē'zən

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Synonyms for Treason

The act of violating the confidence of another, usually for personal gain.
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The definition of betrayal is the breaking of an agreement or doing something to hurt a relationship.
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A rising up against the government; rebellion; insurrection
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The quality of being seditious.
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The quality of being disloyal; faithlessness.
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The definition of a perfidy is a deliberate betrayal.
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Criminal disloyalty to one's country.
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The stirring up of discontent, resistance, or rebellion against the government in power
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The state or quality of being traitorous.
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Revolt against and, often, forcible resistance to constituted authority; esp., rebellion of soldiers or sailors against their officers
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(Law) To demonstrate in court that a testimony under oath contradicts another testimony from the same person, usually one taken during deposition.
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The state or quality of being subversive.
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Duplicity is defined as deception or a lie.
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A crime injuring or causing harm to the dignity of a reigning sovereign or a state.
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Antonyms for Treason

Fidelity is defined as being loyal or faithful, or an accurate copy.
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A feeling or attitude of devoted attachment and affection:
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Religious worship
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The definition of allegiance means giving a promise to be loyal, or the action of actually being loyal and on someone's side.
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Words Related to Treason

Lack of honesty or integrity; improbity.
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Deception is defined as an untrue falsehood, or is the act of lying to or tricking someone.
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The definition of a revolution is the movement of one object around a center or another object, a forceful overthrow of a government by the people or any sudden or grand change.
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(Uncountable) The practice or habit of committing crimes.
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Reliance on something in the future; hope:
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Synonym Study

  • Sedition applies to anything regarded by a government as stirring up resistance or rebellion against it without being an overt or absolute act of treachery
  • Treason implies an overt act in violation of the allegiance owed to one's state, specif. a levying war against it or giving aid or comfort to its enemies
Find another word for treason. In this page you can discover 35 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for treason, like: treachery, betrayal, seditionary act, seditious act, revolt, seditiousness, dishonesty, disloyalty, aid and comfort to the enemy, factious revolt and deception.