Traitorous vs Treasonous - What's the difference?

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Traitorous is a synonym of treasonous.


As adjectives the difference between traitorous and treasonous

is that traitorous is characteristic of a traitor; disloyal while treasonous is like or in the way of treason.

traitorous

English

Alternative forms

* traitourous (obsolete)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Characteristic of a traitor; disloyal
  • (legal) Constituting treason; treasonable or seditious
  • treasonous

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Like or in the way of treason.
  • :His treasonous actions earned Benedict Arnold eternal scorn.
  • Synonyms

    *traitorous