What does constancy mean?

Definitions for constancyˈkɒn stən si

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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)


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of constancy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of constancy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benjamin Disraeli:

    The secret of success is constancy of purpose.

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

    The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.

  3. George Bernard Shaw:

    The fickleness of the women whom I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.

  4. La Rochefoucauld:

    Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to each of the lover's qualities, giving preference now to one, now to another.

  5. Jerrold Mundis:

    I am years gone from my family and miles away ... but they raid by telephone with jarring suddenness they have the cyclic constancy of a mortgage and they are inevitable and relentless, like the erosion of my remaining youth. Like certain frightening dreams, my family returns.

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