Fealty - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfiːəlti|  American pronunciation of the word fealty
Brit.  |ˈfiːəlti|  British pronunciation of the word fealty

noun

- the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign) (syn: allegiance)

Examples

He swore fealty to the king.

...as much as I wanted to back my friend up, my fealty to the truth was greater, and I could not lie for him...

...“fealty” is a bookish synonym for “loyalty”...

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