faithful faithful  /ˈfeɪθ fəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any loyal and steadfast following
  2. (n) a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
  3. (adj) steadfast in affection or allegiance
  4. (adj) marked by fidelity to an original
  5. (adj) not having sexual relations with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend

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  1. Brazenly defying the West, he revived Islam's faithful and authored a new form of religious government.
  2. Both passages make two points in common: that a bishop or church elder must be faithful to his wife and rule strictly over believing children.
  3. Thus a monument to the conquest of polio faithful to the facts would consist of not one man in a white lab coat but two of them glaring at each other.

News

  1. Faithful Friends' "little warrior" fights a big battle

    Volunteers at Rowan's Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary named the wobbling puppy Wyatt because it means "Little Warrior."
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Salisbury Post

  2. Silent night, quacky night: 'Duck Dynasty' Christmas album coming

    O come, all ye faithful "Duck Dynasty" fans: Santa Claus is not the only jolly man with a beard who will be celebrating Christmas this year.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Stewart County Faithful Friends Animal Rescue attends Animal Care Expo

    Three members of Stewart County Faithful Friends Animal Rescue (SCFFAR) attended the Animal Care Expo hosted by the Humane Society of the United States at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville from May 9-11.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Leaf Chronicle

Quotes

  1. Haley, 38, a Tea Party favorite who has been endorsed by Sarah Palin, has denounced the allegation as a politically motivated smear: "I have been 100 percent faithful to my husband throughout our 13 years of marriage. This claim against me is...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Nikki Randhawa Haley Source: Reading Little India

  2. "The faithful should participate in a demonstration in Najaf on April 9, demanding that the occupiers withdraw from our lands. They should carry or wear Iraqi flags," al-Sadr said in a statement released by his office.
    on Apr 8, 2007 By: Muqtada al-Sadr Source: Forbes

  3. "Now this is Foxborough faithful right here," Brady told a cheering crowd of about 15,000 after he reached the podium at midfield along the Patriots sideline. "We can just go ahead and play the game today. Thank you guys for coming out."
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: Tom Brady Source: Forbes

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