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Treason synonyms

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(Archaic) Insurrection; rebellion.
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  1. (Archaic) Insurrection; rebellion.
  2. Conduct or language inciting rebellion against the authority of a state.
  3. The stirring up of discontent, resistance, or rebellion against the government in power
The quality of being seditious.
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  1. The quality of being seditious.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The quality of being disloyal; faithlessness.
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  1. The quality of being disloyal; faithlessness.
  2. (Countable) An act of being disloyal; a betrayal.
The act or an instance of treachery.
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  1. The act or an instance of treachery.
  2. Deliberate breach of faith; calculated violation of trust; treachery:
Willful betrayal of fidelity, confidence, or trust; perfidy.
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  1. Willful betrayal of fidelity, confidence, or trust; perfidy.
  2. An act of perfidy or treason
  3. Betrayal of trust, faith, or allegiance; perfidy, disloyalty, or treason
The stirring up of discontent, resistance, or rebellion against the government in power
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  1. The stirring up of discontent, resistance, or rebellion against the government in power
  2. Conduct or language inciting rebellion against the authority of a state.
  3. (Archaic) Insurrection; rebellion.
The quality of being seditious.
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  1. The quality of being seditious.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The state or quality of being traitorous.
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  1. The state or quality of being traitorous.
The act or an instance of treachery.
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  1. The act or an instance of treachery.
  2. Deliberate breach of faith; calculated violation of trust; treachery:
An act of perfidy or treason
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  1. An act of perfidy or treason
  2. Willful betrayal of fidelity, confidence, or trust; perfidy.
  3. Betrayal of trust, faith, or allegiance; perfidy, disloyalty, or treason

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 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for treason, like: sedition, seditiousness, disloyalty, perfidy, treachery, seditionary act, seditious act, aid and comfort to the enemy, factious revolt, crime and dishonesty.