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fidelity

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Synonyms and Antonyms of fidelity

  1. adherence to something to which one is bound by a pledge or duty they have never wavered in their fidelity to the cause of freedom Synonyms of fidelity adhesion, allegiance, attachment, commitment, constancy, dedication, devotedness, devotion, faith, faithfulness, fastness, fealty, loyalty, piety, steadfastness, troth Words Related to fidelity affection, fondness; determination, firmness, resolution; dependability, reliability, trustability, trustiness, trustworthiness Near Antonyms of fidelity alienation, disaffection, estrangement, separation Antonyms of fidelity disloyalty, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, inconstancy, infidelity, perfidiousness, perfidy, treachery, unfaithfulness

Synonym Discussion of fidelity

fidelity, allegiance, fealty, loyalty, devotion, piety mean faithfulness to something to which one is bound by pledge or duty. fidelity implies strict and continuing faithfulness to an obligation, trust, or duty.
    • marital fidelity
allegiance suggests an adherence like that of citizens to their country.
    • pledging allegiance
fealty implies a fidelity acknowledged by the individual and as compelling as a sworn vow.
    • fealty to the truth
loyalty implies a faithfulness that is steadfast in the face of any temptation to renounce, desert, or betray.
    • valued the loyalty of his friends
devotion stresses zeal and service amounting to self-dedication.
    • a painter's devotion to her art
piety stresses fidelity to obligations regarded as natural and fundamental.
    • filial piety

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