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soothfast

[ sooth-fast, -fahst ]
/ ˈsuθˌfæst, -ˌfɑst /
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adjective Archaic.
based on the truth; true.
truthful; veracious.
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Origin of soothfast

before 900; Middle English sothfast,Old English sōthfæst.See sooth, fast1

OTHER WORDS FROM soothfast

soothfastly, adverbsoothfastness, noun

Words nearby soothfast

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How to use soothfast in a sentence

  • I care not if the pomps you show Be what they soothfast appear, Or if yon realms in sunset glow Be bubbles of the atmosphere.

    May-Day|Ralph Waldo Emerson

British Dictionary definitions for soothfast

soothfast
/ (ˈsuːθˌfɑːst) /

adjective archaic
truthful
loyal; true

Word Origin for soothfast

from Old English sōthfæst; see sooth, fast 1
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