Guilty of apostasy.
Other Word Forms of Apostate
Origin of Apostate
From Late Latin apostata, from Ancient Greek ἀποστασία (apostasia, “defection, revolt”), from ἀφίστημι (aphistēmi, “I withdraw, revolt”), from ἀπό (apo, “from”) + ἵστημι (histēmi, “I stand”)
Middle English from Old French from Late Latin apostata from Greek apostatēs from aphistanai to revolt apostasy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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