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Meaning of STEADFAST

Pronunciation:  'stedfast

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  firm and dependable especially in loyalty; "a steadfast ally"; "a staunch defender of free speech"; "unswerving devotion"; "unswerving allegiance"
  2. [adj]  marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty"
 

STEADFAST is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: constant, firm, resolute, staunch, steady, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unswerving, unwavering
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stead"fast\, a. [Stead + fast, that is, fast in
place.] [Written also stedfast.]
1. Firmly fixed or established; fast fixed; firm. ``This
   steadfast globe of earth.'' --Spenser.

2. Not fickle or wavering; constant; firm; resolute;
   unswerving; steady. ``Steadfast eye.'' --Shak.

         Abide steadfast unto him [thy neighbor] in the time
         of his trouble.                       --Ecclus.
                                               xxii. 23.

         Whom resist steadfast in the faith.   --1 Pet. v. 9.

 

 

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