bewrayment

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bewray (to betray; expose; reveal) +‎ -ment.

Noun[edit]

bewrayment (usually uncountable, plural bewrayments)

  1. The act or process of bewraying; betrayal
    • 1924, Rupert Hughes, The Golden Ladder, page 163:
      From the first bewrayments of infancy to the last accidents of senility, we furnish contempt to one another by our discomfitures.