V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. firm, dependable, and unwavering in purpose or loyalty; 2. firmly fixed or constant

Synonyms: loyal, firm, resolute, unwavering, dependable, immovable

Antonyms: vacillating, capricious

Tips: Steadfast is derived from the Old English word stedefæst, which literally means “fixed in place.” If you are steadfast in your beliefs, it's not likely that you will change your mind or opinion.

Usage Examples:

Gary has been Joan's steadfast ally throughout her battle in court. (unwavering, loyal)

She is steadfast in her resolve to participate in the demonstration next month. (resolute)

He could always depend on his steadfast supporters to get him through the tough times. (loyal, dependable)

I have always admired his steadfast dedication to his career. (firm, unwavering)

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