Synonyms for steadfastly

Grammar : Adv
Spell : sted-fast, -fahst, -fuhst
Phonetic Transcription : ˈstɛdˌfæst, -ˌfɑst, -fəst

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Définition of steadfastly

Origin :
  • Old English stedefæst "secure in position," from stede (see stead) + fæst (see fast (adj.)); cf. Middle Low German stedevast, Old Norse staðfastr. Related: Steadfastly, steadfastness.
  • As in loyally : adv faithfully
  • As in obstinately : adv stubbornly
  • As in resolutely : adv with all one's heart
  • As in fast : adv fixedly
  • As in firmly : adv with determination
  • As in hard : adv in a fixed manner
Example sentences :
  • Tom gazed at her steadfastly, and seemed to say, 'What else?'
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • So he sat, with a steadfastly vacant gaze, pausing in his work.
  • Extract from : « A Tale of Two Cities » by Charles Dickens
  • He was a true Hudson's Bay man, steadfastly loyal to the Company.
  • Extract from : « The Forest » by Stewart Edward White
  • You looked far too long and too steadfastly for a first introduction.
  • Extract from : « A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales » by Guy De Maupassant
  • She looked at him steadfastly for a moment without speaking.
  • Extract from : « The Avenger » by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • There was a light in one of them, and his eyes seemed to be steadfastly fixed on it.
  • Extract from : « The Eternal City » by Hall Caine
  • How steadfastly the girl's eyes were fixed oh the distant south!
  • Extract from : « The Shadow of a Crime » by Hall Caine
  • "Well, I would not," said she, looking him full and steadfastly in the face.
  • Extract from : « Barrington » by Charles James Lever
  • She regarded him steadfastly, still angry, but a trifle curious.
  • Extract from : « The Traitors » by E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim
  • But he had steadfastly refused to resume the duties of his office.
  • Extract from : « St. Cuthbert's » by Robert E. Knowles

Antonyms for steadfastly

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