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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Faith·ful a.
 1. Full of faith, or having faith; disposed to believe, especially in the declarations and promises of God.
    You are not faithful, sir.   --B. Jonson.
 2. Firm in adherence to promises, oaths, contracts, treaties, or other engagements.
    The faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him.   --Deut. vii. 9.
 3. True and constant in affection or allegiance to a person to whom one is bound by a vow, by ties of love, gratitude, or honor, as to a husband, a prince, a friend; firm in the observance of duty; loyal; of true fidelity; as, a faithful husband or servant.
 So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found,
 Among the faithless, faithful only he.   --Milton.
 4. Worthy of confidence and belief; conformable to truth ot fact; exact; accurate; as, a faithful narrative or representation.
    It is a faithful saying.   --2 Tim. ii. 11.
 The Faithful, the adherents of any system of religious belief; esp. used as an epithet of the followers of Mohammed.
 Syn: -- Trusty; honest; upright; sincere; veracious; trustworthy.
 -- Faith*ful*ly, adv. -Faith*ful*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the quality of being faithful [syn: fidelity] [ant: infidelity,