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treasonous

[ tree-zuh-nuhs ]

adjective



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  • treason·ous·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of treasonous1

First recorded in 1585–95; treason + -ous

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Example Sentences

He went on, “It’s an amazing act of cowardice, and ultimately, it’s treasonous to the conservative cause.”

Tony Perkins, president of the anti-LGBTQ Family Research Council, crowed in a statement against the Equality Act, which he called “a grave and treasonous threat to our nation’s core values” over the lack of Republican support.

A special military tribunal had found him guilty of treasonous activities and other crimes.

It goes on to say that a court needs two witnesses to the treasonous act.

Some of the same folks who called BDS treasonous see ODS as part of a patriotic resistance.

For Perry to say we can't control the Mexican border, he declared, is "pretty much a treasonous comment."

People who study the right have worried for months about the consequences of paranoid beliefs about treasonous government plots.

Treasonous ambition in Macbeth collides with loyalty and patriotism in Macduff and Malcolm: here is the outward conflict.

Though a treasonous tool Of rebelry, he should be held by me A prisoner of knightliest war.

A treasonous tempest rises, and you stand A god indifferent when you should bethink Yourself most mortal.

On the top of it not half of us can stand; wherefore there arises indecent shoving, nay treasonous irreverent growling.

Nor would he be this, but for a thought that inspires, while keeping him true to his treasonous intent.

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