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steadfast
used in The Brothers Karamazov

8 uses
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Definition
firmly consistent — especially in loyalty
  • You are a steadfast person, Alexey.
    Book 5 -- Pro And Contra (25% in)
  • Yet the whole still stands steadfast before their eyes, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
    Book 4 -- Lacerations (17% in)
  • Besides all this, Alyosha had till the evening before implicitly believed that Katerina Ivanovna had a steadfast and passionate love for Dmitri; but he had only believed it till the evening before.
    Book 4 -- Lacerations (47% in)
  • He was of humble origin, of strong will and steadfast faith, of austere appearance, but of deep tenderness, though he obviously concealed it as though he were almost ashamed of it.
    Book 6 -- The Russian Monk (1% in)
  • To this I reply again, "Yes! my hero had faith, a faith holy and steadfast, but still I am not going to apologize for him."
    Book 7 -- Alyosha (33% in)
  • He loved his God and believed in Him steadfastly, though he was suddenly murmuring against Him.
    Book 7 -- Alyosha (37% in)
  • But yet there was reigning in his soul a sense of the wholeness of things—something steadfast and comforting—and he was aware of it himself.
    Book 7 -- Alyosha (90% in)
  • There were signs of a spiritual transformation in her, and a steadfast, fine and humble determination that nothing could shake could be discerned in her.
    Book 11 -- Ivan (0% in)

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