- marital disloyalty; adultery.
- unfaithfulness; disloyalty.
- lack of religious faith, especially Christian faith.
- a breach of trust or a disloyal act; transgression.
Origin of infidelity
Related Words for infidelitytreachery, affair, betrayal, duplicity, adultery, cheating, falseness, falsity, unfaithfulness, perfidy, perfidiousness, treason, lewdness, inconstancy, two-timing
Examples from the Web for infidelity
Contemporary Examples of infidelity
Amid accusations of infidelity, she told reporters in 1988 that she and the former priest were just fine.Adiós to the Diva Duchess
Barbie Latza Nadeau
November 20, 2014
Was it difficult revisiting any of the darker memories, like his infidelity?All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson
November 10, 2014
The public conversation about infidelity has undoubtedly become more nuanced.Why You’re Happily Married and Having an Affair
November 2, 2014
They succumbed to infidelity, remained materialistic, and acted selfishly.The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson (And Tolstoy and Dickens)
October 26, 2014
Lets rap about new feminism, hip-hop and infidelity," she begins, "You got a good girl / Why she messing with a bad guy?Elevator Music Beyoncé Doesn’t Want to Hear: Jay Z’s ‘Mistress’ Drops ‘Sorry Mrs. Carter’
August 8, 2014
Historical Examples of infidelity
This is the affirmation of the liberty claimed by infidelity.Slavery Ordained of God
Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.
So far the position of the wife is secured in the case of the infidelity of the husband.The Truth About Woman
C. Gasquoine Hartley
But infidelity and bigotry are frequently next-door neighbours.Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud, Complete
The infidelity of his wife did not trouble him in the least.Therese Raquin
Curiosity is the mother of all infidelity, whether of the spirit or of the body.The Golden Fountain
- lack of faith or constancy, esp sexual faithfulness
- lack of religious faith; disbelief
- an act or instance of disloyalty
c.1400, "want of faith, unbelief in religion; false belief, paganism;" also (early 15c.) "unfaithfulness or disloyalty to a person" (originally to a sovereign, by 16c. to a lover or spouse), from French infidélité, from Latin infidelitatem (nominative infidelitas) "unfaithfulness, faithlessness," noun of quality from infidelis (see infidel).