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April 26, 2011
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The English language has a lot of words for dealing with unfaithfulness.

  • cheat(ing/er)
  • adultery(/er)
  • infidelity
  • unfaithful
  • mistress
  • affair
  • two-timing

How many words do we have for faithfulness?

Just that one (faithful) that I can think of.

Does that say anything about our culture, or am I reading too much into it?

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  1. Vivo4Vida permalink
    June 6, 2011 4:40 am

    Fealty and fidelity, but those and faithful come from the root Latin for faithfulness, anyway… do they even count?

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