Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun punic

1 sense of punic

Sense 1
Punic -- (the Phoenician dialect of ancient Carthage)
       => Phoenician -- (the extinct language of an ancient Semitic people who dominated trade in the ancient world)

Antonyms of adj punic

1 of 2 senses of punic

Sense 2
punic, perfidious, treacherous -- (tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans; "Punic faith"; "the perfidious Judas"; "the fiercest and most treacherous of foes"; "treacherous intrigues")

INDIRECT (VIA unfaithful) -> faithful -- (steadfast in affection or allegiance; "years of faithful service"; "faithful employees"; "we do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor")

Similarity of adj punic

2 senses of punic

Sense 1
Carthaginian, Punic -- (of or relating to or characteristic of ancient Carthage or its people or their language; "the Punic Wars"; "Carthaginian peace")

Sense 2
punic, perfidious, treacherous -- (tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans; "Punic faith"; "the perfidious Judas"; "the fiercest and most treacherous of foes"; "treacherous intrigues")
       => unfaithful (vs. faithful) -- (not true to duty or obligation or promises; "an unfaithful lover")

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