Infidelity

In`fi*del"i*ty

(?), n.;
pl. Infidelities ().
[L. infidelitas: cf. F. infidlit.]
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1. Lack of faith or belief in some religious system; especially, a lack of faith in, or disbelief of, the inspiration of the Scriptures, of the divine origin of Christianity.
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There is, indeed, no doubt but that vanity is one of the principal causes of infidelity.
V. Knox.
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2. Unfaithfulness to the marriage vow or contract; violation of the marriage covenant by adultery.
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3. Breach of trust; unfaithfulness to a charge, or to moral obligation; treachery; deceit; as, the infidelity of a servant. "The infidelity of friends." Sir W. Temple.
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