Definition of Disloyal

1. Adjective. Showing lack of love for your country.

Exact synonyms: Unpatriotic
Similar to: Un-american
Antonyms: Patriotic



2. Adjective. Deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle. "Disloyal aides revealed his indiscretions to the papers"

Definition of Disloyal

1. a. Not loyal; not true to a sovereign or lawful superior, or to the government under which one lives; false where allegiance is due; faithless; as, a subject disloyal to the king; a husband disloyal to his wife.

Definition of Disloyal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to an absence of loyalty; faithless, traitorous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disloyal

1. not loyal [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disloyal

dislocation of articular processes
dislocations
dislodge
dislodgeable
dislodged
dislodgement
dislodgements
dislodges
dislodging
dislodgment
dislodgments
dislogistic
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disloigns
disloyal (current term)
disloyally
disloyalness
disloyalties
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dismail
dismal
dismal science
dismaler
dismalest
dismalities
dismality
dismally
dismalness
dismalnesses

Literary usage of Disloyal

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1. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"The Persecution of the Christians as disloyal Citizens of the Roman Empire (Pliny, Letters, book x, letters 06 and 97) Pliny the Younger (62-113 AD), ..."

2. Select Statutes and Other Documents Illustrative of the History of the by William MacDonald (1903)
"Payments to disloyal Persons March a, 1867 A BILL to prohibit payments to disloyal persons was introduced in the House, December 20, 1866, ..."

3. History of Military Pension Legislation in the United States by William Henry Glasson (1900)
"At the opening of the war, the Bureau of Pensions soon found it necessary to adopt a policy with regard to the treatment of disloyal pensioners. ..."

4. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Defect, revolt, become disloyal or disaffected, forsake the cause of. 2. ... Revolt, defect, become disaffected or disloyal, fall away. 5. ..."

5. History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America by Henry Wilson (1877)
"Public meeting and its disloyal utterances. — Edmund Ruffin. — Northern incredulity. — Undeceived. — Revolutionary proceedings. — Policy of co-operation ..."

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