noun, plural fi·del·i·ties.
Origin of fidelity
Examples from the Web for fidelity
But probably because we co-edited the Deadline Artists anthologies with our friend Jesse Angelo, we feel a fidelity to the form.
If the noble experiment of American democracy is to mean anything, it is fidelity to the principle of freedom.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In contrast to past beliefs, repetition may reduce the fidelity of memory representations.Repetition Doesn’t Work: Better Ways to Train Your Memory|Gregory Ferenstein|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Cardinals were also required to swear an oath of fidelity to “Blessed Peter in the person of the Supreme Pontiff.”
Most of the early press about Noah has focused on its fidelity to the Bible (or lack thereof).‘Noah’ Review: An Ambitious, Flawed Biblical Tale That You Have to See|Andrew Romano|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The secret motives which actuate that mysterious woman are also impenetrable, but her fidelity is beyond a doubt.
A legitimist association, the Chevaliers of Fidelity, stirred about among these the republican affiliations.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
How has He sometimes undertaken to revive His Church's fidelity?Sketches of the Covenanters|J. C. McFeeters
My sword and my fidelity are all my hope; that both should remain pure and unblemished is all my wish.Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume I (of II)|Charles James Lever
You will know the sincere nature-writer by his fidelity to fact.The Face of the Fields|Dallas Lore Sharp
British Dictionary definitions for fidelity
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for fidelity
Word Origin and History for fidelity
early 15c., from Middle French fidélité (15c.), from Latin fidelitatem (nominative fidelitas) "faithfulness, adherence," from fidelis "faithful, true," from fides "faith" (see faith).