- fixed in direction; steadily directed: a steadfast gaze.
- firm in purpose, resolution, faith, attachment, etc., as a person: a steadfast friend.
- unwavering, as resolution, faith, adherence, etc.
- firmly established, as an institution or a state of affairs.
- firmly fixed in place or position.
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Examples from the Web for stedfast
Historical Examples of stedfast
His friendship is seldom so stedfast, but that lust, drink, or anger may overturn it.Microcosmography
Paul particularly specifies that we are to be "stedfast in prayer."Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
Let our hearts be right with thee our God, and stedfast in thy covenant.A Christian Directory (Part 4 of 4)
The stedfast rainbow in the fast-moving, fast-hurrying hail-mist!Anima Poet
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
But he would prove to them that he was stedfast, and that he had boasted of nothing which he did not possess.Rachel Ray
- a less common spelling of steadfast
- (esp of a person's gaze) fixed in intensity or direction; steady
- unwavering or determined in purpose, loyalty, etcsteadfast resolve