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fidelity
used in Northanger Abbey

4 uses
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Definition
faithfulness to others — especially exclusiveness of sexual partners

or:

accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal
  • Fidelity and complaisance are the principal duties of both; and those men who do not choose to dance or marry themselves, have no business with the partners or wives of their neighbours.
    Chapter 10 (62% in)
  • Of her other, her older, her more established friend, Isabella, of whose fidelity and worth she had enjoyed a fortnight's experience, she scarcely saw anything during the evening.
    Chapter 10 (98% in)
  • But a faithful promise—the fidelity of promising!
    Chapter 24 (74% in)
  • He felt himself bound as much in honour as in affection to Miss Morland, and believing that heart to be his own which he had been directed to gain, no unworthy retraction of a tacit consent, no reversing decree of unjustifiable anger, could shake his fidelity, or influence the resolutions it prompted.
    Chapter 30 (97% in)

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