Synonyms for constant

Grammar : Adj
Spell : kon-stuhnt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkɒn stənt

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Définition of constant

Origin :
  • late 14c., "steadfast, resolute," from Old French constant (14c.) or directly from Latin constantem (nominative constans) "standing firm, stable, steadfast, faithful," present participle of constare, from com- "together" (see com-) + stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Of actions and conditions from 1650s. Related: Constantly.
  • adj fixed
  • adj neverending
  • adj loyal, determined
Example sentences :
  • The surgeon was in constant attendance, but the malady baffled all his skill.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • "You must inquire of the stewards or of himself," was the constant reply.
  • Extract from : « The Christmas Banquet (From "Mosses From An Old Manse") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Our pledge to these principles is constant, because we believe in their rightness.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • LOVE them, and show our love by a constant desire and effort to please them.
  • Extract from : « An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism » by Joseph Stump
  • It was a constant surprise to Angelique that she had unbosomed herself at once to Felicien.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • So tender in touch, so gentle of voice, so constant in care!
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • A life of constant alertness, constant danger, constant escape!
  • Extract from : « Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates » by Howard Pyle
  • Constant efforts are made to get a man taken up, in order to rob him.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson » by Robert Southey
  • But, when I can do nothing else, constant use has made me able to write.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • I am under constant apprehensions, and in constant difficulty.
  • Extract from : « The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby » by Charles Dickens

Antonyms for constant

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