INFIDELITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INFIDELITY
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 n.  lack of faith or belief in some religious system; unfaithfulness to a sexual partner, especially a spouse
Classic Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  She loved him and he loved her, and this unwanted child now seemed to her a proof of infidelity to that love.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIX
2  And it was doubly dreadful that his death should occur simultaneously with the discovery of his infidelity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVI
3  She felt somewhat like a woman who in a moment of passion is betrayed into an act of infidelity, and realizes the significance of the act without being wholly awakened from its glamour.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXV
4  He spoke much of Cunegonde, and Candide told him that he should ask forgiveness of that beautiful one for his infidelity when he should see her in Venice.
Candide By Voltaire
Context  Highlight   In XXII
5  A glance on the outer world was infidelity.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
6  This was no infidelity to Cosette; it was a gentle and pensive farewell to an unhappy soul.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
7  The old man died, as I have told you; had he lived, Mercedes, perchance, had not become the wife of another, for he would have been there to reproach her infidelity.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 27. The Story.
8  The inequality in marriage, in his opinion, lay in the fact that the infidelity of the wife and the infidelity of the husband are punished unequally, both by the law and by public opinion.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: Chapter 12
9  The first onslaught of jealousy, once lived through, could never come back again, and even the discovery of infidelities could never now affect her as it had the first time.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 2
10  Only the infidel sharks in the audacious seas may give ear to such words, when, with tornado brow, and eyes of red murder, and foam-glued lips, Ahab leaped after his prey.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
11  Doubts of all things earthly, and intuitions of some things heavenly; this combination makes neither believer nor infidel, but makes a man who regards them both with equal eye.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
12  Yet, brother, take my advice, and file your tongue to a little more courtesy than your habits of predominating over infidel captives and Eastern bondsmen have accustomed you.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
13  This speech concluded with a challenge to the infidel, at the end of which it was Eustacia's duty to enter as the Turkish Knight.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 5 Through the Moonlight
14  I am beset here with neighbours that match your infidels, Sir Knight, in Holy Land.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
15  No wonder that the hand of God is upon us, and that in the Holy Land we lose place by place, foot by foot, before the infidels, when we have such churchmen as this Aymer.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
Example Sentence:
1  Not all divorces mean people cheat but infidelity is the number one reason for divorce.
2  The ultimate sin was not infidelity, but public mention which led to scandal.
3  The name infidel is not for us so long as we are faithful to the truth we know.
4  He has curbed the religious police, who enforced Sunni supremacy and derided others as infidels.