Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Constancy (Page: 309)

Con"stan*cy (?), n. [L. constantia: cf. F. constance. See Constant.]

1. The state or quality of being constant or steadfast; freedom from hange; stability; fixedness; immutabilitu; asm the constancy of God in his nature and attributes.

2. Fixedness or firmness of mind; persevering resolution; especially, firmness of mind under sufferings, steadiness in attashments, or perseverance in enterprise; stability; fidelity.

A fellow of plain unoined constancy. Shak.
Constancy and contempt of danger. Prescott.
Syn. -- Fixedness; stability; firmness; steadiness; permanence; steadfastness; resolution. See Firmness.