steadfast

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English stedefast which in turn comes from Old English stedefæst. It is comprised of two parts: stede (“stead, place”) + -fæst (“fixed”).

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steadfast (comparative steadfaster or more steadfast, superlative steadfastest or most steadfast)

  1. Fixed or unchanging; steady.
  2. Firmly loyal or constant; unswerving.

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