[ feyth-fuhl-nis ]
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  1. lasting loyalty and trustworthiness in relationships, especially marriage and friendship: A wedding ring is a symbol of unending love and faithfulness to each other.I remember the faithfulness of so many friends and family who sent me emails, visited me, and stood with me during my ordeal.

  2. the fact or quality of being true to one’s word or commitments, as to what one has pledged to do, professes to believe, etc.: In the Bible, the psalmist David reports God's faithfulness in keeping promises.

  1. the fact or quality of being dedicated and steadfast in performing one’s duty, working for a cause, etc.: We lawyers have an ethical obligation to represent our clients with diligence, faithfulness, and competence.

  2. the quality of adhering to fact, a standard, or an original; accuracy: Professional translators often focus on the faithfulness of a translation to the original, with too little attention to the naturalness or comprehensibility of the translated version.

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Other words from faithfulness

  • o·ver·faith·ful·ness, noun

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