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, 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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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. 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.

  2. Donna Stelling-Gurnett:

    While we agreed with the Department's goals for this rule from the outset, we remain steadfast in our conviction that this regulation does not achieve those goals.

  3. John Milton:

    Come, pensive nun, devout and pure, sober steadfast, and demure, all in a robe of darkest grain, flowing with majestic train.

  4. 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.

  5. The Brotherhood:

    We will remain ... steadfast in our work in accordance with our moderate and peaceful thinking and what we believe to be right, for honest and constructive cooperation to serve the communities in which we live, and humanity as a whole, the Muslim Brotherhood will remain stronger - through God's grace and power - than any decision.

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