constancy constancy  /ˈkɑn stən si/


  1. (n) the quality of being enduring and free from change or variation
  2. (n) (psychology) the tendency for perceived objects to give rise to very similar perceptual experiences in spite of wide variations in the conditions of observation
  3. (n) faithfulness and dependability in personal attachments (especially sexual fidelity)


  • For juvenile detainees, 'Supper Club' brings stable connection

    Teens meet mentors for dinner, conversation and constancy You empty your pockets of change, keys and pens, walk slowly through a metal detector and raise your arms above your head for a top-to-bottom frisking.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun


  1. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the queen "a living symbol of grace, constancy and dignity."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Ban Ki-moon Source:

  2. About Armed Forces Day 1953, President Dwight D. Eisenhower said, "It is fitting and proper that we devote one day each year to paying special tribute to those whose constancy and courage constitute one of the bulwarks guarding the freedom of this...
    on May 10, 2007 By: Dwight Eisenhower Source: Branson Courier

  3. As Mirren said: "I think of all the things the Queen has gone through, the psychological traumas of the war years, 10 prime ministers . . . but she's had the same values, the values of duty first, self last, and that constancy is extraordinary . . ....
    on Sep 16, 2006 By: Helen Mirren Source: Times Online

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