What does steadfast mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word steadfast.

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.

  2. steadfast(Adjective)

    Firmly loyal or constant; unswerving.

  3. Origin: 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

  2. Steadfast(adj)

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

  3. Origin: [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.]

How to pronounce steadfast?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say steadfast in sign language?

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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. The Brotherhood:

    We will remain ... steadfast in our work in accordance with our moderate and peaceful thinking.

  2. Euripides:

    Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.

  3. Euripides:

    Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.

  4. Archbishop Blase Cupich:

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

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    The United States stands steadfast in support of the Venezuelan people and their efforts to return to democracy.

Images & Illustrations of steadfast

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