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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
faithful (adjective)
1.
obsolete full of - faith
2.
steadfast in affection or allegiance - loyal
3.
firm in adherence to promises or in observance of duty - conscientious
4.
given with strong assurance - binding a faithful promise
5.
true to the facts, to a standard, or to an original - a faithful copy
faithful (noun)
1.
a) church members in full communion and good standing - used with the
b) the body of believers in Islam - used with the
2.
one who is faithful , especially a loyal follower, member, or fan - party faithfuls
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
faithful (adjective)
1.
firm in one's allegiance to someone or something
SYNONIMS:
constant, dedicated, devoted, devout, down-the-line, fast, good, loyal, pious, staunch ( stanch), steadfast, steady, true, true-blue
RELATED WORDS:
dependable, dutiful, reliable, responsible, solid, tried, tried-and-true, trustworthy, trusty; unfaltering, unhesitating, unwavering; determined, intent, resolute; confirmed, dyed-in-the-wool, inveterate, sworn; ardent, avid, enthusiastic, fervent, fervid, gung ho, impassioned, passionate, serious
NEAR ANTONYMS:
irresponsible, undependable, unreliable, untrustworthy; faltering, hesitant, vacillating, wavering; dubious, irresolute, shaky, uncertain; apathetic, dispassionate, uninterested
disloyal, faithless, false, fickle, inconstant, perfidious, recreant, traitorous, treacherous, unfaithful, untrue
faithful (adjective)
2.
following an original exactly
SYNONIMS:
accurate, authentic, exact, precise, right, strict, true, veracious
RELATED WORDS:
lifelike, realistic; careful, conscientious, meticulous, punctilious, scrupulous; authoritative; bona fide, genuine, real, veridical
NEAR ANTONYMS:
careless, slack, slipshod, slovenly; erroneous, incorrect, invalid, off, unsound, untrue, untruthful, wrong
corrupt, corrupted, false, imprecise, inaccurate, inauthentic, inexact, loose, unfaithful
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