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Adjective: faithful  feyth-ful
  1. 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"
     
  2. Marked by fidelity to an original
    "a faithful copy of the portrait";
    - close
     
  3. Not having sexual relations with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend
    "he remained faithful to his wife"
Noun: faithful  feyth-ful
  1. Any loyal and steadfast following
     
  2. A group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
    - congregation, fold

Derived forms: faithfuls

See also: accurate, constant, faithfulness, fast, fidelity, firm, loyal, true, true to, truehearted, trustable, trustworthy, trusty

Type of: followers, following, social group

Antonym: unfaithful

Part of: denomination

Encyclopedia: Faithful