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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fidelity, faithfulnessnoun

    the quality of being faithful


  1. faithfulnessnoun

    The state of being faithful; allegiance; loyalty; fidelity.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Faithfulnessnoun

    Etymology: from faithful.

    For there is no faithfulness in your mouth; your inward part is very wickedness. Ps. lix.

    The band that knits together and supports all compacts, is truth and faithfulness. Robert South, Sermons.

    The same zeal and faithfulness continues in your blood, which animated one of your noble ancestors to sacrifice his life in the quarrel of his sovereign. Dryden.


  1. Faithfulness

    Faithfulness is the concept of unfailingly remaining loyal to someone or something, and putting that loyalty into consistent practice regardless of extenuating circumstances. It may be exhibited by a husband or wife who does not engage in sexual relationships outside of the marriage. It can also mean keeping one's promises no matter the prevailing circumstances, such as certain communities of monks who take a vow of silence. Literally, it is the state of being full of faith in the sense of steady devotion to a person, thing or concept.


  1. faithfulness

    Faithfulness refers to the concept of remaining reliable, loyal, and consistent in one's attitudes, feelings, or actions. It often signifies commitment to an individual, cause, or belief, demonstrated by continuous support and steadfastness. This can be applied to various aspects of life, including relationships, responsibilities, religious beliefs, and more. It entails being true to one's word, promises and duties, and not betraying the trust earned.


  1. Faithfulness

    "Faithfulness" is the second single from ex-Skunk Anansie front woman Skin. The single was released in September 2003 and preceded "Trashed". It is highly regarded as one of Skin's best solo singles and is commonly featured on the setlist of her gigs. The single is taken from Skin's debut album Fleshwounds.

Editors Contribution


    the fact or quality of being true to one’s word or commitments, as to what one has pledged to do, professes to believe, etc.: In the Bible, the psalmist David reports God's faithfulness in keeping promises. the fact or quality of being dedicated and steadfast in performing one’s duty, working for a cause, etc.:

    Submitted by rinat on April 13, 2022  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of faithfulness in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of faithfulness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of faithfulness in a Sentence

  1. Chuzy:

    Faithfulness at times, could mean NEVER CAUGHT CHEATING, not NEVER CHEATED.

  2. Real Live Preacher:

    God, I dont have great faith, but I can be faithful. My belief in you may be seasonal, but my faithfulness will not. I will follow in the way of Christ. I will act as though my life and the lives of others matter. I will love. I have no greater gift to offer than my life. Take it.

  3. Wendell Berry:

    Without a complex knowledge of one’s place and without the faithfulness to one’s place on which such knowledge depends, it is inevitable that the place will be used carelessly, and eventually destroyed. Without such knowledge and faithfulness, moreover, the culture of a country will be superficial and decorative, functional only insofar as it may be a symbol of prestige, the affectation of an elite or “in” group.

  4. Deshawn Yeldell:

    When I pray to God for help, honestly believing God will help me whether the problem has been fixed or not, I truly accept what the almighty has done for me, knowing it will be for the best, oh, my faithfulness is overflowed with faith and my faith has faith within all of my good deeds in a naughty world; that is faith enclose in faith. -MillYentei

  5. Bob McDonnell:

    I am very grateful to the U.S. Supreme Court for its decision today to hear my case, i am innocent of these crimes and ask the Court to reverse these convictions. I maintain my profound confidence in God's grace to sustain me and my family, and thank my friends and supporters across the country for their faithfulness over these past three years.

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  • Henry Makau
    Henry Makau
    dear brother's and sister's it our high time to live a faithful life before the Lord and walk before Him wholehearted so that we can enjoy our lives here on the world.Be blessed and have a wonderful day.
    LikeReply7 years ago

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