What does steadfast mean?

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ˈstɛdˌfæst, -ˌfɑst, -fəststead·fast

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. firm, steadfast, steady, stiff, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwavering(adj)

    marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable

    "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty"

  2. steadfast, staunch, unswerving(adj)

    firm and dependable especially in loyalty

    "a steadfast ally"; "a staunch defender of free speech"; "unswerving devotion"; "unswerving allegiance"

Wiktionary

  1. steadfast(Adjective)

    Fixed or unchanging; steady.

    Etymology: From stedefast which in turn comes from stedefæst. It is comprised of two parts: stede (“stead, place”) + -fæst (“fixed”).

  2. steadfast(Adjective)

    Firmly loyal or constant; unswerving.

    Etymology: From stedefast which in turn comes from stedefæst. It is comprised of two parts: stede (“stead, place”) + -fæst (“fixed”).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Steadfast(adj)

    firmly fixed or established; fast fixed; firm

    Etymology: [Stead + fast, that is, fast in place.]

  2. Steadfast(adj)

    not fickle or wavering; constant; firm; resolute; unswerving; steady

    Etymology: [Stead + fast, that is, fast in place.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Steadfast

    sted′fast, adj. firmly fixed or established: firm: constant: resolute: steady.—adv. Stead′fastly.—n. Stead′fastness. [A.S. stedefæst, stede, a place, fæst, firm, fast.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of steadfast in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of steadfast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of steadfast in a Sentence

  1. Archbishop Blase Cupich:

    Let us heed his example and be a little more brave, a little more steadfast and a lot more loving.

  2. Ydanis Rodriguez:

    Throughout this process I have been confident that we had the votes to pass the entire legislative package and I am steadfast in that position, however, it has long been a priority of mine to ensure that the voice of all stakeholders are heard and that the decisions of the Committee are the best for our city.

  3. Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist:

    Being able to open up relations with the Cuban people and to have more trade not only benefits all of America, but in particular, the state of Florida, being only 90 miles away, there are those who are going to be hard-liners and stay steadfast to their position in the past, but I think by and large, many Republicans already in fact think it's the right thing to do.

  4. Mark Wilf:

    We continue to be inspired by these players as they advocate for transformational change in this very challenging moment, we are proud of their efforts to use their platform in an effort to end deep-seated social injustices. Their thoughtful approach and our conversations with them have deeply moved us, certainly in large part because of our familys history and long-standing commitment to human rights, but also because of their steadfast dedication to not sit idly by when they have the ability to make a difference.

  5. Kim Davis:

    I ’m very steadfast in what I believe, i don’t leave my conscience and my Apostolic Christian soul out in my vehicle and come in here and pretend to be something I ’m not. It’s easy to talk the talk, but can you walk the walk ?

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