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Synonyms for perfidy
ˈpɜr fɪ diper·fidy

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  1. perfidynoun


  2. perfidynoun

    A state or act of violating faith or allegiance; violation of a promise or vow, or of trust reposed; faithlessness; treachery.


  3. perfidynoun

    Specifically, in warfare, an illegitimate act of deception, such as using symbols like the Red Cross or white flag to gain proximity to an enemy for purposes of attack.


  4. perfidynoun

    A state or act of deceit.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. perfidy, perfidiousness, treacherynoun

    betrayal of a trust

    perfidiousness, treason, betrayal, treachery

  2. treachery, betrayal, treason, perfidynoun

    an act of deliberate betrayal

    high treason, perfidiousness, betrayal, traitorousness, subversiveness, treason, treachery, lese majesty

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. perfidynoun

    perfidiousness, treachery, treason, defection, disloyalty, breach of faith, foul play, punic faith

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. perfidynoun

    treachery, faithlessness, disloyalty, unfaithfulness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "perfidy":

    treachery, disloyalty

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  1. Leon Trotsky:

    Life is not an easy matter. You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.

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