Definitions for constancyˈkɒn stən si

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•stan•cyˈkɒn stən si(n.)

  1. the quality of being unchanging or unwavering, as in purpose, love, or loyalty.

  2. uniformity or regularity, as in qualities or conditions; stability.

Origin of constancy:

1520–30; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. constancy, stability(noun)

    the quality of being enduring and free from change or variation

    "early mariners relied on the constancy of the trade winds"

  2. constancy, perceptual constancy(noun)

    (psychology) the tendency for perceived objects to give rise to very similar perceptual experiences in spite of wide variations in the conditions of observation

  3. constancy(noun)

    faithfulness and dependability in personal attachments (especially sexual fidelity)

Wiktionary

  1. constancy(Noun)

    The quality of being constant; steadiness or faithfulness in action, affections, purpose, etc.

  2. constancy(Noun)

    An unchanging quality or characteristic of a person or thing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Constancy(noun)

    the state or quality of being constant or steadfast; freedom from change; stability; fixedness; immutability; as, the constancy of God in his nature and attributes

  2. Constancy(noun)

    fixedness or firmness of mind; persevering resolution; especially, firmness of mind under sufferings, steadiness in attachments, or perseverance in enterprise; stability; fidelity


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