1. The state or quality of being constant or steadfast; freedom from change; stability; fixedness; immutability; as, the constancy of God in his nature and attributes.
2. Fixedness or firmness of mind; persevering resolution; especially, firmness of mind under sufferings, steadiness in attachments, or perseverance in enterprise; stability; fidelity.
A fellow of plain uncoined constancy. --Shak.
Constancy and contempt of danger. --Prescott.
Syn: -- Fixedness; stability; firmness; steadiness; permanence; steadfastness; resolution. See Firmness.
n 1: the quality of being free from change or variation [syn: stability]
2: the tendency for perceived objects to give rise to very
similar perceptual experiences in spite of wide variations
in the conditions of observation
3: faithfulness in personal attachment (especially sexual