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fidelity

fi·del·i·ty

fidelity

 
pronunciation:
f de lih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: fidelities
definition 1: loyalty or faithfulness to obligations, promises, or those to whom one has made a commitment.
An essential part of a wedding ceremony is a pledge of fidelity.
synonyms:
adherence, allegiance, constancy, devotedness, faithfulness, fealty, loyalty, steadfastness, trueheartedness
antonyms:
faithlessness, infidelity, unfaithfulness
similar words:
dedication, devotion, duty, obedience, patriotism, steadiness, trustiness
definition 2: accuracy and truthfulness; faithfulness to fact and detail.
synonyms:
accuracy, faithfulness, truthfulness
similar words:
exactitude, exactness, precision
definition 3: in electronics, accuracy in reproducing or transmitting sounds or images.
similar words:
accuracy, high fidelity, precision
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The word fidelity contains the following part:
fid Latin root that means faith, trust