Treasonous vs Treachery - What's the difference?

treasonous | treachery |


As an adjective treasonous

is like or in the way of treason.

As a noun treachery is

deliberate, often calculated, disregard for trust or faith.

treasonous

English

Adjective

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

    *traitorous

    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