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treasonable

[tree-zuh-nuh-buh l]
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  1. of the nature of treason.
  2. involving treason; traitorous.
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Origin of treasonable

First recorded in 1325–75, treasonable is from the Middle English word tresonabill. See treason, able
Related formstrea·son·a·bly, adverbnon·trea·son·a·ble, adjectivenon·trea·son·a·ble·ness, nounnon·trea·son·a·bly, adverbun·trea·son·a·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for treasonable

Historical Examples

  • Rotherby took a seat by the desk, his hand upon the treasonable letters.

    The Lion's Skin

    Rafael Sabatini

  • But I ask your pardon, my dear friend, for this treasonable talk.

  • So as to have time for carrying on your treasonable mischief, I suppose.

    Rodney, the Ranger

    John V. Lane

  • Their commander purchased his life by apostasy and a treasonable oath.

    Peter the Hermit

    Daniel A. Goodsell

  • The opinions from which we differ in this instance are treasonable.