The definition of stedfast is an alternate spelling of steadfast which means unwavering or loyal.
A dog's undying devotion to his master is an example of something that would be described as stedfast.
Variant of steadfast
(comparative stedfaster or more stedfast, superlative stedfastest or most stedfast)
- Rare spelling of steadfast.
- Retaining the government of Saxony in his own hands, he shared the other possessions of his family with his brother John, called "the Stedfast" (1468-1532).
- They end their confession thus: "If any take this that we have said to be heresy, then do we with the apostle freely confess, that after the way which they call heresy worship we the God of our fathers, believing all things which are written in the Law and in the Prophets and Apostles, desiring from our souls to disclaim all heresies and opinions which are not after Christ, and to be stedfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, as knowing our labour shall not be in vain in the Lord."