What does steadfast mean?

Definitions for steadfast
ˈstɛdˌfæst, -ˌfɑst, -fəststead·fast

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. firm, steadfast, steady, stiff, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwaveringadjective

    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, unswervingadjective

    firm and dependable especially in loyalty

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

Wiktionary

  1. steadfastadjective

    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. steadfastadjective

    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. Steadfastadjective

    firmly fixed or established; fast fixed; firm

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

  2. Steadfastadjective

    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. Homer:

    Nothing feebler than a man does the earth raise up, of all the things which breathe and move on the earth, for he believes that he will never suffer evil in the future, as long as the gods give him success and he flourishes in his strength but when the blessed gods bring sorrows too to pass, even these he bears, against his will, with steadfast spirit, for the thoughts of earthly men are like the day which the father of gods and men brings upon them.

  2. The FAA:

    That’s why our pilotsand flight attendants take part in extensive training to prepareand manage incidents like United flight 328.And we remain proud oftheir professionalism and steadfast dedication to safety in our day to day operations and when emergencies like this occur.

  3. Kevin Steele:

    I want to commend Cosby's victim Andrea Constand for her bravery in coming forward and remaining steadfast throughout this long ordeal, as well as all of the other women who have shared similar experiences.

  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. Hans Kluge:

    Europe is at the epicenter of this pandemic once again, at the risk of sounding alarmist, I must express our very real concern and convey our steadfast commitment to stand beside you and support you as best we can.

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