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treasonable

[ tree-zuh-nuh-buhl ]
/ ˈtri zə nə bəl /
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adjective

of the nature of treason.
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

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