noun (plural infidelities)[mass noun]
1The action or state of being unfaithful to a spouse or other sexual partner: her infidelity continued after her marriage [count noun]: I ought not to have tolerated his infidelities
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- Sure, there are drugs and infidelities and deviant sexuality, but that's the exception for this otherwise decent lot.
- Affairs, infidelities, sexual peccadilloes fall generally outside the purview of inquisitive political eyes; at any rate, they do not make for fodder for a dirty election campaign.
- My lovely partner, Patrick, suffered the knowledge of my infidelities and witnessed my mental, physical, and spiritual decay.
faithlessness, disloyalty, falseness, breach of trust, treachery, double-dealing, duplicity, deceit, perfidy, perfidiousness;
informal fooling around, playing around, playing the field, cheating, two-timing, hanky-panky, a bit on the side
2Disbelief in a particular religion, especially Christianity.
- It is said that he wouldn't stay in a room with men whose conversation was marked by infidelity and blasphemy.
- As a result of their infidelity, the people descended into moral and spiritual corruption.
- They are the righteous ones whose garments have not been soiled by infidelity to the patron of the universe.
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