adjective, staunch·er, staunch·est.
Words nearby staunch
Origin of staunch2
OTHER WORDS FROM staunchstaunch·ly, adverbstaunch·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for staunchness
But it was nevertheless in such a trait that the staunchness of his love found its true food."Persons Unknown"|Virginia Tracy
But it was not pluck alone that roused his enthusiasm for our hero; it was his grit, his staunchness.Under the Chinese Dragon|F. S. Brereton
She stood for the reserve and staunchness of the bracing North.
I never saw such fine lines; and best of all, I dont think the builder has sacrificed anything in the way of staunchness to speed.Harry Watson's High School Days|Frank V. Webster
She liked Kit's staunchness, but nevertheless sometimes it jarred.