Synonyms for treason
- breach of faith
- lèse majesté
- seditious act
Antonyms for treason
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TREASON
Go—leave me, minister of death, commencement of sin, and child of treason!
The thought staggered him, and he felt as if he had filled his mind with treason and sedition!
If his talk stinks not of treason in every line, why then I have no smelling sense.
The organs of treason and of infamy refer always to McClellan.
He thought she went to find a confidant outside, that she was preparing her treason.
We have treated of sacrilege, and of conspiracy, and of treason.
Our third law will be a general one, concerning the procedure and the judges in cases of treason.
I want you to be happy, yet I feel as if it would be treason for you to be happy without me.
The paper was a warrant for his own arrest on a charge of treason.
It was hard, but it was right, that he should be punished for his treason.
early 13c., from Anglo-French treson, from Old French traison (11c.; Modern French trahison), from Latin traditionem (nominative traditio) "a handing over, delivery, surrender" (see tradition). Old French form influenced by the verb trair "betray." In old English law, high treason is violation by a subject of his allegiance to his sovereign or to the state; distinguished from petit treason, treason against a subject, such as murder of a master by his servant.
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