The definition of steadfast is fixed, firm and staying strong.(adjective)
An example of steadfast is always remaining faithful to one's religious beliefs.
See steadfast in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME stedefast < OE stedefæste: see stead & fast
See steadfast in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English stedefast
Origin: , from Old English stedefǽst
Origin: : stede, place; see stead
Origin: + fǽst, fixed, fast; see past- in Indo-European roots.
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