steadfast

Part of speech: adverb

STEADFASTLY.

Part of speech: noun

STEADFASTNESS.

Part of speech: adjective

Firm; faithful; constant; steady.

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Usage examples "steadfast":

  1. And she to look weak and steadfast unto me, and I to look forever at her; and I did alway try to say things unto her; but my mouth to refuse me. - "The Night Land", William Hope Hodgson.
  2. In another instant she stood before him, her eyes blazing with wrath, and in her hand, steadfast and surely aimed, a tiny pistol- his pistol, that he had taught her to load and aim not two short hours before! - "Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter", Lawrence L. Lynch.
  3. John's steadfast character had given her always fair weather. - "The Measure of a Man", Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr.