Perfidious



[per-fid-ee-uh s] /pərˈfɪd i əs/

adjective
1.
deliberately faithless; treacherous; deceitful:
a perfidious lover.
/pəˈfɪdɪəs/
adjective
1.
guilty, treacherous, or faithless; deceitful
adj.

1590s, from Latin perfidiosus “treacherous,” from perfidia (see perfidy). Related: Perfidiously; perfidiousness.

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