jason christoper hartley

November 30, 2006

Word of the Day – perfidy

Filed under: Word of the Day — Jason Christopher Hartley @ 6:39 pm
per·fi·dy
n. pl. per·fi·dies

  1. Deliberate breach of faith; calculated violation of trust; treachery: “the fink, whose perfidy was equaled only by his gall” (Gilbert Millstein).
  2. The act or an instance of treachery.

From American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed.

…the legend of the Communist Party perfidy remained widespread until long after 1959.

From Cuba – A New History, by Richard Gott

4 Responses to “Word of the Day – perfidy”

  1. Frank Says:

    Hey buddy,

    I miss the blog!!!
    What have you been working on….I miss your take on the profound and the ridiculous!

  2. Jared Allan Says:

    CUBA?
    CUBA means China University Basketball Association in China,LOL

  3. Michelle Says:

    That word gives me the creeps. It’s spooky

  4. Deb Says:

    Can the word perfidy be used as a viable word when referring to an infidelity in a marriage relationship?
    If so what would a good sentence be for that?

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