- Faithful Faith"ful, a.
1. Full of faith, or having faith; disposed to believe,
especially in the declarations and promises of God.
You are not faithful, sir. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]
3. True and constant in affection or allegiance to a person to whom one is bound by a vow, by ties of love, gratitude, or honor, as to a husband, a prince, a friend; firm in the observance of duty; loyal; of true fidelity; as, a faithful husband or servant. [1913 Webster]
So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found, Among the faithless, faithful only he. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
It is a faithful saying. --2 Tim. ii. 11. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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faithfulness — n. the trait of being faithful. Syn: fidelity. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
faithfulness — I noun adherence, allegiance, attachment, commitment, conformity, constancy, credibility, deference, devotion, discipline, fidelity, firmness, homage, integrity, loyalty, meticulousness, rectitude, responsibility, trustworthiness, veracity II… … Law dictionary
faithfulness — [n] devotion adherence, adhesion, allegiance, ardor, attachment, care, constancy, dependability, duty, fealty, fidelity, loyalty, piety, trustworthiness, truth; concepts 633,645,689 Ant. dishonesty, disloyalty, falseness, inconstancy, treachery … New thesaurus
faithfulness — n. faithfulness to * * * [ feɪθf(ə)lnɪs] faithfulness to … Combinatory dictionary
faithfulness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. fidelity, allegiance, trustworthiness, care; see devotion , loyalty . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Faithfulness or devotion to a person, a cause, obligations, or duties: allegiance, constancy, fealty, fidelity, loyalty,… … English dictionary for students
faithfulness — faithful ► ADJECTIVE 1) remaining loyal and steadfast. 2) remaining sexually loyal to a lover or spouse. 3) true to the facts or the original. ► NOUN (the faithful) ▪ the believers in a particular religion. DERIVATIVES faithfulness … English terms dictionary
faithfulness — noun see faithful I … New Collegiate Dictionary
faithfulness — See faithfully. * * * … Universalium
faithfulness — noun The state of being faithful; allegiance; loyalty; fidelity … Wiktionary
faithfulness — faithÂ·fulÂ·ness || feÉªÎ¸fÉ™lnÉªs n. loyalty, devotion; trustworthiness; factualness … English contemporary dictionary