- I(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.betraying, traitorous, seditious, subversive, disloyal, treacherous, *backstab-bing, insubordinate, rebellious, mutinous.ANT.: loyal, patriotic, faithfulII(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Involving or constituting treason: seditious, traitorous, treasonable. See TRUST.
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Treasonous — Trea son*ous, a. Treasonable. Shak. [1913 Webster] The treasonous book of the Court of King James. Pepys. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
treasonous — index disobedient, faithless, false (disloyal), insubordinate, perfidious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
treasonous — (adj.) mid 15c., from TREASON (Cf. treason) + OUS (Cf. ous). Related: Treasonously … Etymology dictionary
treasonous — [adj] disloyal apostate, betraying, double crossing, faithless, insubordinate, mutinous, perfidious, recreant, subversive, traitorous, treacherous, treasonable, two faced*, two timing, undutiful, unfaithful, unpatriotic, untrue, wormlike; concept … New thesaurus
treasonous — [trē′zə nəs] adj. treasonable; traitorous … English World dictionary
treasonous — adj. treasonous to + inf. (it is treasonous to deal with the enemy during wartime) * * * treasonous to + inf. (it is treasonous to deal with the enemy during wartime) … Combinatory dictionary
treasonous — adjective Like or in the way of treason. His treasonous actions earned Benedict Arnold eternal scorn. Syn: traitorous … Wiktionary
treasonous — treason (also high treason) ► NOUN ▪ the crime of betraying one s country, especially by attempting to kill or overthrow the sovereign or government. DERIVATIVES treasonable adjective treasonous adjective. ORIGIN Old French treisoun, from Latin… … English terms dictionary
treasonous — adjective Date: 1593 treasonable … New Collegiate Dictionary
treasonous — treasonously, adv. /tree zeuh neuhs/, adj. treasonable. [1585 95; TREASON + OUS] * * * … Universalium