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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feyth-fuh l]
    • /ˈfeɪθ fəl/
    • /ˈfeɪθfəli/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feyth-fuh l]
    • /ˈfeɪθ fəl/

Definitions of faithfully word

  • adjective faithfully strict or thorough in the performance of duty: a faithful worker. 1
  • adjective faithfully true to one's word, promises, vows, etc. 1
  • adjective faithfully steady in allegiance or affection; loyal; constant: faithful friends. 1
  • adjective faithfully reliable, trusted, or believed. 1
  • adjective faithfully adhering or true to fact, a standard, or an original; accurate: a faithful account; a faithful copy. 1
  • adjective faithfully Obsolete. full of faith; believing. 1

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Origin of faithfully

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
First recorded in 1250-1300, faithful is from the Middle English word feithful. See faith, -ful

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Parts of speech for Faithfully


faithfully popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for faithfully

adv faithfully

  • truly — in accordance with fact or truth; truthfully.
  • conscientiously — governed by conscience; controlled by or done according to one's inner sense of what is right; principled: She's a conscientious judge, who does not let personal prejudices influence her decisions.
  • dependably — capable of being depended on; worthy of trust; reliable: a dependable employee.
  • devotedly — zealous or ardent in attachment, loyalty, or affection: a devoted friend.
  • patiently — a person who is under medical care or treatment.

adverb faithfully

  • loyally — faithful to one's sovereign, government, or state: a loyal subject.
  • trustworthiness — deserving of trust or confidence; dependable; reliable: The treasurer was not entirely trustworthy.
  • staunchly — firm or steadfast in principle, adherence, loyalty, etc., as a person: a staunch Republican; a staunch friend.
  • always — If you always do something, you do it whenever a particular situation occurs. If you always did something, you did it whenever a particular situation occurred.

Antonyms for faithfully

adverb faithfully

  • faithless — not adhering to allegiance, promises, vows, or duty: the faithless behavior of Benedict Arnold.

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