Definition of unfaithful in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfeɪθfʊl/
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfeɪθf(ə)l/


1Not faithful, in particular:
Example sentences
  • We speak of faithful, and unfaithful portraits.
  • Personally, I don't care how faithful or unfaithful something is to its source.
  • Its call to repentance is grounded in the conviction that God will be lovingly faithful to unfaithful people.
1.1Engaging in sexual relations with a person other than one’s regular partner in contravention of a previous promise or understanding: you haven’t been unfaithful to him, have you? her unfaithful husband
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  • Husbands who kill their unfaithful wives out of sexual jealousy will face tougher sentences under new guidelines sent to judges yesterday.
  • Do you believe that your husband has been unfaithful to you at any time during your relationship?
  • 25% of males and 17% of females would cheat if their partner was unfaithful.
1.2Disloyal, treacherous, or insincere: she felt that to sell the house would be unfaithful to her parents' memory
More example sentences
  • Even among those who are more sophisticated in their understanding of the term, there is still a suspicion that if we aren't careful, we'll sell out and conform to whatever postmodern is, and thus prove unfaithful to the gospel.
  • We have to train our law enforcement to understand those differences and to appreciate that someone that may not speak U.S. English the way that we do is not necessarily unfaithful to our constitution.
  • So we're still together, although he's started to be unfaithful to me by starring in other movies.



Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfeɪθfʊli/ Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfeɪθf(ə)li/
Example sentences
  • Only then can we handle the most serious theological possibility of disagreement - that someone may be living the Christian life unfaithfully before God.
  • As far as I was concerned, my friends had unfaithfully discarded their true identity and were trying to drag me along with them into forgetfulness.


Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfeɪθfʊlnəs/
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfeɪθf(ə)lnəs/
Example sentences
  • Am I to gather from this that adultery and unfaithfulness are being condoned?
  • She suggested unfaithfulness, and dishonesty.
  • With that comes corruption, dishonesty, unfaithfulness, and being immoral.

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