Synonyms for faithful

Grammar : Adj
Spell : feyth-fuhl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈfeɪθ fəl

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Définition of faithful

Origin :
  • c.1300, "full of faith," also "firm in allegiance," from faith + -ful. Meaning "true to the facts" is from 1520s. The noun sense of "true believers" is from 1550s. Related: Faithfully; faithfulness. Old Faithful geyser named 1870 by explorer Gen. H.D. Washburn, Surveyor-General of the Montana Territory, in reference to the regularity of its outbursts.
  • adj loyal, reliable
  • adj authentic, accurate
Example sentences :
  • The faithful attendants at once suspected treachery in Alcibiades.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • They will choose competent and faithful representatives for every department.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • With her it was a matter of pride in having been a faithful steward.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • The agricultural districts were faithful to the Liberals, but they lost in the boroughs.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • Still, too, she was faithful to her cousin, or to the shadow which bore his name.
  • Extract from : « Sylph Etherege » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • In the meantime the faithful squire was devising a plan of escape.
  • Extract from : « Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II » by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • Had they been faithful to their trust, all would have gone well.
  • Extract from : « The Paradise of Children » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • "He is faithful--to the death," she asseverated with passion.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • And the faithful Thasus, too, was resolved to bear them company.
  • Extract from : « Tanglewood Tales » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • I knew I could say what I wanted to with my faithful pen—and I am bound to say it.
  • Extract from : « Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 2. » by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)

Antonyms for faithful

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