Simple Definition of steadfast
: very devoted or loyal to a person, belief, or cause : not changing
Full Definition of steadfast
Examples of steadfast
He was steadfast in his support of the governor's policies.
<a steadfast supporter of women's rights>
Origin of steadfast
Middle English stedefast, from Old English stedefæst, from stede + fæst fixed, fast
First Known Use: before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of steadfast
Rhymes with steadfast
aghast, at last, avast, bedfast, Belfast, bombast, broadcast, bypast, contrast, dicast, dismast, downcast, dynast, fantast, flypast, forecast, foremast, forepassed, full blast, gymnast, half-caste, half-mast, handfast, holdfast, lightfast, mainmast, makefast, march-past, miscast, newscast, oblast, offcast, outcast, outcaste, precast, recast, repast, roughcast, sandblast, sand-cast, shamefast, sportscast, topmast, trade-last, typecast, upcast, webcast, windblast
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