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constant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of constant

  1. 1 not undergoing a change in condition change is the only constant thing in the world of fashion Synonyms of constant changeless, stable, stationary, steady, unchanging, unvarying Words Related to constant fast, fixed, hard-and-fast, immutable, inflexible, invariable, unalterable, unchangeable; established, set, settled; ceaseless, continuing, durable, enduring, lasting, permanent Phrases on an even keel (also on even keel) Near Antonyms of constant adaptable, alterable, changeable, flexible, mutable, variable; ephemeral, evanescent, fleeting, momentary, transient, transitory; kaleidoscopic, phantasmagoric (or phantasmagorical) Antonyms of constant capricious, changeful, changing, fickle, fluctuating, fluid, inconstant, mercurial, skittish, uncertain, unpredictable, unsettled, unstable, unsteady, varying, volatile

  2. 2 appearing or occurring repeatedly from time to time I get constant headaches during humid weather Synonyms of constant regular, frequent, habitual, periodic, periodical, repeated, steadyWords Related to constant continual, intermittent, recurrent, recurring; cyclic (or cyclical); around-the-clock, hourly, round-the-clock, 24-7 (or 24/7); chronic, confirmed, inveterate; expected, usualNear Antonyms of constant episodic (also episodical), occasional; unexpected, unusualAntonyms of constant inconstant, infrequent, irregular

  3. 3 firm in one's allegiance to someone or something constant friends during times both good and bad Synonyms of constant faithful, dedicated, devoted, devout, down-the-line, fast, good, loyal, pious, staunch (also stanch), steadfast, steady, true, true-blueWords Related to constant 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, seriousNear Antonyms of constant irresponsible, undependable, unreliable, untrustworthy; faltering, hesitant, vacillating, wavering; dubious, irresolute, shaky, uncertain; apathetic, dispassionate, uninterestedAntonyms of constant disloyal, faithless, false, fickle, inconstant, perfidious, recreant, traitorous, treacherous, unfaithful, untrue

Synonym Discussion of constant

faithful, loyal, constant, staunch, steadfast, resolute mean firm in adherence to whatever one owes allegiance. faithful implies unswerving adherence to a person or thing or to the oath or promise by which a tie was contracted.
    • faithful to her promise
loyal implies a firm resistance to any temptation to desert or betray.
    • remained loyal to the czar
constant stresses continuing firmness of emotional attachment without necessarily implying strict obedience to promises or vows.
    • constant friends
staunch suggests fortitude and resolution in adherence and imperviousness to influences that would weaken it.
    • a staunch defender of free speech
steadfast implies a steady and unwavering course in love, allegiance, or conviction.
    • steadfast in their support
resolute implies firm determination to adhere to a cause or purpose.
    • a resolute ally

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