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Definition of "disloyalty" []

  • The quality of being disloyal; faithlessness. (noun)
  • A disloyal act. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disloyalty" in a sentence
  • "Clearly, disloyalty is not an attribute of Gonzales, who has shown himself willing to perform virtually any task for his “Godfather,” no matter how dishonest or demeaning."
  • "The president appreciated that his defense secretary didnt play out his battles in the media unlike, say, Powell and that he never uttered a word of disloyalty toward him."
  • "Attorneys are political appointees who serve at the pleasure of the President, and because disloyalty is a valid ground for dismissal, there's nothing to criticize."