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Main Entry: 1conĚstant
Pronunciation: 'kän(t)-st&nt
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin constant-, constans, from present participle of constare to stand firm, be consistent, from com- + stare to stand -- more at STAND
Date: 14th century
1 : marked by firm steadfast resolution or faithfulness : exhibiting constancy of mind or attachment <a constant friend>
2 : INVARIABLE, UNIFORM <a constant flow>
3 : continually occurring or recurring : REGULAR <a constant annoyance>
synonym see FAITHFUL, CONTINUAL
- conĚstantĚly adverb