- the quality of being unchanging or unwavering, as in purpose, love, or loyalty; firmness of mind; faithfulness.
- uniformity or regularity, as in qualities or conditions; invariableness.
Origin of constancy
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Sensible experiences group themselves round these constancies.Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge
- the quality of having a resolute mind, purpose, or affection; steadfastness
- freedom from change or variation; stability
- psychol the perceptual phenomenon in which attributes of an object appear to remain the same in a variety of different presentations, e.g., a given object looks roughly the same size regardless of its distance from the observer
- ecology the frequency of occurrence of a particular species in sample plots from a plant community
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Word Origin and History for constancies
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