Treacherous vs Treasonous - What's the difference?

treacherous | treasonous |


As adjectives the difference between treacherous and treasonous

is that treacherous is exhibiting treachery while treasonous is like or in the way of treason.

treacherous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Exhibiting treachery.
  • Deceitful; inclined to betray.
  • Unreliable; dangerous.
  • a treacherous mountain trail

    Antonyms

    * (exhibiting treachery) loyal

    treasonous

    English

    Adjective

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

    *traitorous