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Loyalty vs Treachery - What's the difference?

loyalty | treachery |

As nouns the difference between loyalty and treachery

is that loyalty is the state of being loyal; fidelity while treachery is deliberate, often calculated, disregard for trust or faith.

loyalty

Alternative forms

* (archaic)

Noun

  • The state of being loyal; fidelity.
  • Faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation.
  • Synonyms

    * trueness

    Antonyms

    *

    Derived terms

    *

    See also

    * * *

    treachery

    English

    Noun

    (treacheries)
  • Deliberate, often calculated, disregard for trust or faith.
  • The act of violating the confidence of another, usually for personal gain.
  • Treason.
  • Synonyms

    * Punic faith * treacherousness

    Derived terms

    * treacher * treacherous