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Other Faithful Definition

[n] a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
[n] any loyal and steadfast following
[adj] marked by fidelity to an original; "a close translation"; "a faithful copy of the portrait"; "a faithful rendering of the observed facts"
[adj] steadfast in affection or allegiance; "years of faithful service"; "faithful employees"; "we do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor"
[adj] not having sexual relations with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend; "he remained faithful to his wife"

Antonyms

unfaithful

Misc. Definitions

\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.
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3. True and constant in affection or allegiance to a person to whom one is bound by a vow, be 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. 1
1. {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.

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