- (archaic) With steadfastness; with resolve; in loyalty, faithfully.
1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy, 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, (please specify |partition=1, 2, or 3):, I.iv.1:
- Agrippa and the rest of his weeping friends earnestly besought him […] not to offer violence unto himself, ‘with a settled resolution he desired again they would approve of his good intent, and not seek to dehort him from it’; and so constantly died.
- In a constant manner; occurring continuously; persistently.
- (frequency) Recurring regularly.
- I find that I am constantly reminding you to feed your pets.
- In an unchangeable or invariable manner; in every case.
obsolete: with steadfastness, in loyalty
in a constant manner
in an invariable manner