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constancy

con·stan·cy

constancy

pronunciation:
kan stn si
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the quality of being constant or invariable, as in purpose, opinion, or devotion; steadfastness; loyalty.
similar words:
allegiance, fidelity, loyalty, stability
definition 2: the quality of being uniform; stability; regularity.
similar words:
stability
Word Parts
The word constancy contains the following part:
-ance, -ence, -ency, -ancy Latin noun-forming suffix that means state, quality, or act of
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The suffix group -ance , -ence , -ency , -ancy attaches to verbs and Latin verb stems to create nouns. The suffix -ance is usually attached to whole English words, whereas -ence is usually attached to roots: compare eloquence and acceptance . For most nouns ending in -ance , -ence , -ency , -ancy , there is a correponsponding adjective form ending in -ant, -ent.