Faithless vs Dishonest - What's the difference?
| Related terms
Faithless is a related term of dishonest.
As adjectives the difference between faithless and dishonest
is that faithless
is lacking faith; lacking belief in something while dishonest
is not honest.
Lacking faith; lacking belief in something.
* 1970 , Margaret Wade Campbell Deland, Old Chester Days , p. 58:
Not believing in God, religion, or a comparable ideology.
Unfaithful; not of true fidelity; inconstant, as a husband or a wife.
* 1996 , Frederick Ahl, Hanna Roisman, The Odyssey re-formed , p. 283:
- "You're so faithless about pills," he said, "that I'm not going to give you any."
Not observant of promises or covenants.
Not true to allegiance, duty, or vows; perfidious; treacherous; disloyal.
Serving to disappoint or deceive; delusive; unsatisfying.
- Menelaus, who fought to recover his faithless wife, has clearly rooted himself in Sparta for the remainder of his life...
* faithless elector
Interfering with honesty.
(obsolete) Dishonourable; shameful; indecent; unchaste; lewd.
* Alexander Pope
* Sir T. North
- inglorious triumphs and dishonest scars
(obsolete) Dishonoured; disgraced; disfigured.
- Speak no foul or dishonest words before them [the women].
- Dishonest with lopped arms the youth appears, / Spoiled of his nose and shortened of his ears.