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fidelity
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

5 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
  • "This paper, my friend," said Faria, "I may now avow to you, since I have the proof of your fidelity—this paper is my treasure, of which, from this day forth, one-half belongs to you."
    Chapters 17-18 (64% in)
  • There he told the chief all—his affection for the prisoner, their promises of mutual fidelity, and how every night, since he had been near, they had met in some neighboring ruins.
    Chapters 33-34 (19% in)
  • A freezing politeness, a strict fidelity to government principles, a profound contempt for theories and theorists, a deep-seated hatred of ideality,—these were the elements of private and public life displayed by M. de Villefort.
    Chapters 47-48 (56% in)
  • "Still," said Barrois, with the freedom and fidelity of an old servant, "if M. Noirtier asks for a notary, I suppose he really wishes for a notary; therefore I shall go at once and fetch one."
    Chapters 57-58 (98% in)
  • She was fearful of exciting any remark, and believed firmly in her daughter's innocence and fidelity to the paternal roof.
    Chapters 99-100 (12% in)

There are no more uses of "fidelity" in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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