Steadfast meaning

stĕdfăst, -fəst
Firmly loyal or constant; unswerving.
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Fixed or unmovable.

Steadfast boulders in the stream.

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Firm, fixed, settled, or established.
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Fixed or unchanging.
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Not changing, fickle, or wavering; constant.
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The definition of steadfast is fixed, firm and staying strong.

An example of steadfast is always remaining faithful to one's religious beliefs.

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Fixed or unchanging; steady.
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Firmly loyal or constant; unswerving.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
steadfast
Superlative
steadfastest

Origin of steadfast

  • Middle English stedefast from Old English stedefæst stede place stead fæst fixed, fast past- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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

    From Wiktionary