any loyal and steadfast following
congregation, fold, faithful(adj)
a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
steadfast in affection or allegiance
"years of faithful service"; "faithful employees"; "we do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor"
marked by fidelity to an original
"a close translation"; "a faithful copy of the portrait"; "a faithful rendering of the observed facts"
not having sexual relations with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend
"he remained faithful to his wife"
The practicing members of a religion or followers of a cause.
The faithful pray five times a day.
loyal; adhering firmly to person or cause
My dog is a very faithful dog.
Some people are faithful to their god.
reliable; worthy of trust
My servant is very faithful.
consistent with reality
I would consider that a very faithful reproduction.
engaging in sexual relations only with one's spouse or long-term sexual partner
They had been faithful to each other all of their married life.
full of faith, or having faith; disposed to believe, especially in the declarations and promises of God
firm in adherence to promises, oaths, contracts, treaties, or other engagements
true and constant in affection or allegiance to a person to whom one is bound by a vow, be 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
worthy of confidence and belief; conformable to truth ot fact; exact; accurate; as, a faithful narrative or representation
To have faith.
They had faith in their unity and love for each other and decided to get married sooner than planned.Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'faithful' in Adjectives Frequency: #1027
The numerical value of faithful in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of faithful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Faithful are the wounds of a friend but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
Whoever that worries over and over again is faithless or hopeless. Yes! if you're faithful or hopeful you shouldn't be worried about anything, no matter what battles you. ~Emeasoba George
The Pope's works of charity for the poor are certainly one of the essential uses, but is certainly not the intention of the faithful to exclude the possibility that the Pope himself may evaluate situations of urgency and the way of responding, in the light of his service for the good of the universal Church, the Pope's service also includes the Roman Curia, as an instrument of his service.
Walter Jonesa and I came to Washington together in 1995, having worked alongside Walter Jonesa for nearly 25 years, I can tell you without hesitation that Walter Jonesa left North Carolina, Congress, and North Carolinas country better places than Walter Jonesa found them. Walter Jonesa will be remembered as a man of strong principles, willing to take an unpopular stand when necessary. Walter Jonesa was a hard-working and faithful public servant, and Walter Jonesa will be sorely missed.
Whoever is open, loyal, true of humane and affable demeanour honourable himself, and in his judgement of others faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man....such a man is a true gentleman.
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- вярващ, предан, правдив, верен, достоверенBulgarian
- fidel, lleialCatalan, Valencian
- fiel, lealSpanish
- loyal, fidèleFrench
- dìleasScottish Gaelic
- ligio, fedele, affidabileItalian
- 忠実, 忠実なJapanese
- так, ишенчиликтүү, ишенимдүү, чынчыл, динге ишенгенKyrgyz
- fidelis, firmusLatin
- tro, etterrettelig, troende, trofastNorwegian
- заслуживающий доверия, надёжный, верующий, точный, верный, преданныйRussian
- fidele, fieli, fideliSardinian
- вјеран, vjeran, veran, веранSerbo-Croatian
- віруючий, відданий, вірнийUkrainian
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