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faithful

faith·ful

faithful

 
pronunciation:
feIth fl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: fulfilling one's duty or obligations in life.
a faithful servant
synonyms:
duteous, dutiful, loyal
antonyms:
derelict, faithless
similar words:
dedicated, devoted
definition 2: giving allegiance to a person, cause, or ideal.
faithful to Godfaithful to his kingfaithful to her ideals and principles
synonyms:
loyal
antonyms:
apostate, faithless, perfidious, unfaithful
similar words:
constant, devoted, true
definition 3: reliable or trustworthy.
a faithful friend
synonyms:
dependable, reliable, trustworthy, trusty
antonyms:
treacherous, unfaithful, unreliable
similar words:
constant, devoted, fast, good, loyal, stable, staunch, steadfast, true
definition 4: adhering to fact.
a faithful representation
synonyms:
true
antonyms:
inaccurate, unfaithful
similar words:
accurate, close, factual, realistic, truthful
definition 5: sexually loyal; not having sexual relations with those other than one's partner or spouse.
antonyms:
adulterate, adulterous, unfaithful
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the loyal supporters of a group, organization, or cause.
synonyms:
adherents, supporters
similar words:
true believers
definition 2: the devoted followers of a religion, esp. Christianity or Islam (usu. prec. by the).
synonyms:
adherents
antonyms:
infidel
similar words:
followers, true believers
derivations: faithfully (adv.), faithfulness (n.)
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