soothfast

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English sothfast, from Old English sōþfæst (true, trustworthy), from sōþ (true, sooth) + -fæst from fæst (firm, secure, fast). Equivalent to sooth +‎ -fast.

Adjective[edit]

soothfast

  1. actual; real
  2. based on the truth, true; faithful; honest, veracious

Translations[edit]

Adverb[edit]

soothfast

  1. actually; truthfully
    • 1867, Ralph Waldo Emerson, May-Day
      I care not if the pomps you show be what they soothfast appear.

Synonyms[edit]