Origin of perfidious
Examples from the Web for perfidious
The American Spectator proclaimed: “It is unlikely Republicans shall soon forget your perfidious betrayal.”Obama Escapes Scandals in New Jersey, but What’s in It for Christie?|David Freedlander|May 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Only then can they happily resume their perfidious business as usual.
He remonstrated with Adele, no use; he offered to fight a duel with the perfidious Kestrike, no use; the thief was a coward.'Madame Midas|Fergus Hume
He had recourse, therefore, to the most perfidious means to compass his destruction.Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada|Washington Irving
Against the advice of his wisest friends, he resolved to trust his person and family in the hands of a perfidious people.
Even the last precious moment indeed was to be ruined by George Keets's perfidious intrusion!Rainy Week|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Perfidious cowards, stain of nobility!Venetians, and be reconciled with words!The Works of John Marston|John Marston
British Dictionary definitions for perfidious
Word Origin and History for perfidious
1590s, from Latin perfidiosus "treacherous," from perfidia (see perfidy). Related: Perfidiously; perfidiousness.