- a rigid or unyielding position.
Origin of standfast
First recorded in 1710–20; noun use of verb phrase stand fast
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Examples from the Web for standfast
Especially the deathbed, if I must so call it, of Mr. Standfast.
Well, Standfast was much given to musing, just as David was.
“Well, as I was coming along I was musing with myself,” said Standfast.
Standfast was the last of the pilgrims to go over the river.
It was reprinted in Bristol in 1764, "for Mr. Standfast Smith, apothecary, great-grandson of the author."