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Betrayal

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun betrayal:

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Definition of the noun betrayal

What does betrayal mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: betrayals

  1. an act of deliberate betrayal
  2. the quality of aiding an enemy

Alternative definition of the noun betrayal

noun

  1. the act of betraying

Films

  1. "Betrayal" is a 2012 drama film directed by Kirill Serebrennikov.
  2. "Betrayal" is a 1983 film adaptation of Harold Pinter's 1978 play of the same name. With a semi-autobiographical screenplay by Pinter, the film was produced by Sam Spiegel and directed by David Jones. It was critically well received, praised notably by New York Times film critic Vincent Canby and by Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert. Distributed by 20th Century Fox International Classics, it was first screened in movie theaters in New York in February 1983.
  3. "Betrayal": Tarakanowa is a 1938 film directed by Fedor Ozep. It is the French version of the 1938 film La principessa Tarakanova directed by Mario Soldati.
  4. "Betrayal" is a 2009 Norwegian historic action film directed by Håkon Gundersen, starring Fridtjov Såheim, Lene Nystrøm, Götz Otto and Kåre Conradi. The film is based on a true story.
  5. "Betrayal" a.k.a. "Treason" is a 1964 Greek drama film directed by Kostas Manoussakis. It was entered into the 1965 Cannes Film Festival. The film was also selected as the Greek entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 37th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
  6. "Betrayal" is a 1974 ABC Movie of the Week directed by Gordon Hessler and starring Amanda Blake and Tisha Sterling, adapted from the novel Only Couples Need Apply by Doris Miles Disney. It First aired on December 3, 1974.
  7. "Betrayal": Betrayalis a 1978 drama film directed by Paul Wendkos.
  8. "Betrayal" is a 1929 drama film written by Hanns Kräly and directed by Lewis Milestone.
  9. "Betrayal" is a 1981 Norwegian drama film directed by Vibeke Løkkeberg, starring Løkkeberg and Helge Jordal.
  10. "Betrayal" a.k.a. "Lady Jayne: Killer": Betrayal is a thriller film released in 2003. The film stars Erika Eleniak, Julie du Page, Adam Baldwin, James Remar and Louis Mandylor.
  11. "Betrayal" is a 1932 British crime film directed by Reginald Fogwell and starring Stewart Rome, Marjorie Hume and Leslie Perrins. A woman attempts to save her husband from being hanged for a crime he didn't commit. It is based on a play No Crime of Passion by Hubert G. Griffith.
  12. "Betrayal" is a film, directed by Jin-woo Jeong.
  13. "Betrayal" is a SAFTA award nominated film that was directed by Mark Jeremy Kaplan.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Betrayal

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Google previewTrust and Betrayal in the Workplace (2015)

Building Effective Relationships in Your Organization by Dennis Reina PhD, Michelle Reina PhD

Betrayal is a big word. You may view it as dark and negative; a connotation that triggers painful memories you'd rather forget. It may represent a significant occurrence of hurt and deceit in your life—perhaps a time when you were lied to, ...

Google previewPhilippe de Commynes (2013)

Memory, Betrayal, Text by Irit Ruth Kleiman

Memory, Betrayal, Text Irit Ruth Kleiman. aggression ceases to constitute betrayal. Thus betrayal is a quality which describes the character of a separation between self and other. One broader and more formal way of stating the same premise ...

Google previewThe 2010 Pfeiffer Annual (2010)

Leadership Development by David L. Dotlich, Peter C. Cairo, Stephen H. Rhinesmith

Betrayal is a breach of trust or the perception of a breach occurring along a continuum from major to minor, intentionally or unintentionally (see...

Unintentional betrayal is the by-product of a self-serving act that results in harm to another.

Google previewSociology in Our Times, The Essentials (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Betrayal: Betrayal is the breaking or violation ...

Google previewThe Psychology of Feeling Sorry (2013)

The Weight of the Soul by Peter Randall

Betrayal, though . . . betrayal is the willful slaughter of hope.' Most people regard betrayal of a partner, family or friends to be one of the most serious interpersonal transgressions that an individual can commit. The discovery that a loved one ...

Google previewLoyalty (2013)

NOMOS LIV by Sanford V. Levinson, Paul Woodruff, Joel Parker

Betrayal is a word not to be taken lightly in military contexts. If we turn to the Oxford English Dictionary for instruction, we find that the first definition of “ betrayal” is “a treacherous giving up to an enemy.” Next is “a violation of trust or confidence, ...

Google previewThe Crucifixion Cover-Up (2009)

by Burt Wilson

That's because betrayal is a well-thought-out, premeditated action and for it to take place the betrayer must have first been...

Google previewConfronting Child and Adolescent Sexual Abuse (2016)

Psychology, Abnormal psychology by CTI Reviews

Betrayal is the breaking or violation of a presumptive contract, trust, or confidence that produces moral and psychological conflict within a relationship amongst individuals, between organizations or between individuals and organizations.

Google previewTheatre, Brief Version (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Betrayal: Betrayal is the breaking or violation of a presumptive contract, trust, or confidence that produces moral and psychological...

Often betrayal is the act of supporting a rival group, or it is a complete break from previously decided upon or ...

Google previewCrime, Criminality and Criminal Justice (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Betrayal is the breaking or violation of a presumptive contract, trust, or confidence that produces moral and psychological conflict within a relationship amongst individuals, between organizations or between individuals and organizations.

Google previewEthics in Psychology , Professional Standards and Cases (2016)

Philosophy, Ethics by CTI Reviews

CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS: KEY TERMS, PEOPLE, PLACES, CONCEPTS Betrayal : Betrayal is the breaking or violation of a presumptive contract, trust, or confidence that produces moral and psychological conflict within a relationship amongst ...

Google previewCollide and Seek (2015)

Act Four and Five by Sara C. Roethle

"Betrayal is a funny thing.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Comparative Iconography (2013)

Themes Depicted in Works of Art by Helene E. Roberts

Betrayal is linked to passion and sexuality and is as relevant today in popular novels and in motion pictures as it was in early history. For example, contemporary film has revitalized the Old Testament image of the deceitful female by routinely ...

Google previewThe Demon Dictionary Volume Two (2014)

An Exposé on Cultural Practices, Symbols, Myths, and the Luciferian Doctrine by Kimberly Daniels

betrayal The greatest betrayal in all history is noted in the Bible when Judas betrayed Jesus. The act ...

Google previewThe Demon Dictionary (2014)

by Kimberly Daniels

betrayal The greatest betrayal in all history is noted in the Bible when Judas betrayed Jesus. The act ...

Google previewEnglish-Cheyenne Dictionary (1915)

by Rodolphe Charles Petter

betrayal, meseetanevatoz ; meemazistcz, the divulging; emoxt ' tovat oz , be . (for money) ; momaxstanevatoz , betrayal, the telling on one. betrayer, mesee ...

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Quotes about Betrayal

A trusted friend’s betrayal
Is harsher than the wound
Caused by my enemy’s stab.
.no one escapes betrayal.
27.10.2005 (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of B3E1T1R1A1Y4A1L1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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