[ UK /tɹˈiːzənəbə‍l/ ]
  1. having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor
    the faithless Benedict Arnold
    a lying traitorous insurrectionist
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How To Use treasonable In A Sentence

  • Mobutu shirts and leopard-print hats are worn openly, a practically treasonable offence only six months ago.
  • He was also accused of having supported the Levellers' Agreement of the People and of preaching ‘most seditious and treasonable speeches against the monarchy itself.’
  • The second Exclusion Bill was founded, not on his religion, but on his politics, that is, his treasonable connection with the King of France. Lectures on Modern history
  • To be given privileged access to her and to betray it is an almost treasonable crime.
  • Giving aid and comfort to the enemy, which WikiLeaks does in the release of this material, is treasonable by any definition.
  • Blennerhasset's Island: since the only acts which could be called treasonable had occurred elsewhere, the court declared the evidence insufficient, and there was nothing for the jury to do but to bring him in not guilty. Formation of the Union, 1750-1829
  • She liked to boast that one of her ancestors was private secretary to the Earl of Antrim during His Lordship's treasonable association with Bonnie Prince Charlie.
  • Anti-government cartoons in the 1790s often included the most scabrous, even treasonable, representations of King George III.
  • The Senate considered this to be a treasonable offence but there was little they could do.
  • The main character, Maurice Castle, defects to Moscow and, although this fictional character is vastly different from Philby, I have no doubt that Greene had in mind the treasonable activity of Philby when creating Castle.
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