Faith vs Perfidy - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between faith and perfidy

is that faith is a feeling, conviction, or belief that something is true or real, assent that is not contingent upon reason or justification while perfidy is a state or act of violating faith or allegiance; violation of a promise or vow, or of trust reposed; faithlessness; treachery.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

faith

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Alternative forms

* feith, feithe, fayth, faythe, faithe (obsolete)

Noun

  • A feeling, conviction, or belief that something is true or real, not contingent upon reason or justification.
  • Have faith that the criminal justice system will avenge the murder.
    I have faith that my prayers will be answered.
    I have faith in the healing power of crystals.
  • A religious belief system.
  • The Christian faith .
  • An obligation of loyalty or fidelity and the observance of such an obligation.
  • He acted in good faith to restore broken diplomatic ties after defeating the incumbent.
  • A trust or confidence in the intentions or abilities of a person, object, or ideal.
  • I have faith in the goodness of my fellow man.
  • (obsolete) Credibility or truth.
  • * Mitford
  • the faith of the foregoing narrative

    Synonyms

    * belief, confidence, trust,ignorance, arrogance, conviction * (system of religious belief) religion

    Hyponyms

    * (religious belief system) Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Wicca, Eckankar, , Zoroastrianism, New Age, Unitarian Universalism, Jainism, Shinto, LaVeyan Satanism, Scientology, Taoism, Yoruba, Druidry, paganism, Juche, Cao Dai, Confucianism, Spiritism, humanism, Rastafarianism, Tenrikyo

    Derived terms

    * Attic faith * bad faith * faithful * faithfully * faithfulness * faith-healer * faithing * faithless * in faith * Punic faith

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    perfidy

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    Noun

    (perfidies)
  • A state or act of violating faith or allegiance; violation of a promise or vow, or of trust reposed; faithlessness; treachery.
  • (legal) Specifically, in warfare, an illegitimate act of deception, such as using symbols like the to gain proximity to an enemy for purposes of attack.
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  • A state or act of deceit.
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    Synonyms

    * perfidiousness