Definition of Loyalty

1. Noun. The quality of being loyal.

Exact synonyms: Trueness
Generic synonyms: Faithfulness, Fidelity
Specialized synonyms: Staunchness, Steadfastness, Allegiance, Fealty, Nationalism, Patriotism, Regionalism
Attributes: Loyal, Disloyal
Antonyms: Disloyalty
Derivative terms: True, True



2. Noun. Feelings of allegiance.
Generic synonyms: Love

3. Noun. The act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action. "They felt no loyalty to a losing team"
Exact synonyms: Allegiance, Commitment, Dedication
Specialized synonyms: Communalism, Consecration, Devotion, Enlistment, Faith
Generic synonyms: Cooperation
Derivative terms: Allegiant, Commit, Dedicate

Definition of Loyalty

1. n. The state or quality of being loyal; fidelity to a superior, or to duty, love, etc.

Definition of Loyalty

1. Noun. The state of being loyal; fidelity. ¹

2. Noun. Faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Loyalty

1. the state of being loyal [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loyalty

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loyalization
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loyally
loyalness
loyalties
loyalty (current term)
loys
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luau
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Literary usage of Loyalty

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1908)
"The philosophy of loyalty agrees with individualism in recognizing that no impersonal theory can be successful, that each person is the centre of his own ..."

2. Proceedings by Natural Gas Association of America, Modern Language Association of America (1917)
"The greatest qualification a man can have is that of loyalty, ... loyalty is nothing more than honesty. Many times to uncover this hidden quality it ..."

3. Biographical Sketches of Loyalists of the American Revolution: With an by Lorenzo Sabine (1864)
"His losses in consequence of his loyalty were estimated at £350. public house in that town, which was the place of resort for the adherents of the Crown, ..."

4. Bushido, the Soul of Japan: An Exposition of Japanese Thought by Inazō Nitobe (1905)
"... IX THE DUTY OF loyalty FEUDAL morality shares other virtues in common with other systems of ethics, with other classes of people, but this virtue—homage ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1880)
"mately connected with the designs of Providence instilled into loyalty and *ne ... Their warm and active loyalty exhausted in his favor every resource of ..."

6. History of Spanish Literature by George Ticknor (1854)
"of the Spanish people rejoiced alike in their loyalty and their orthodoxy ... The ancient loyalty, which had once been so generous an element in the Spanish ..."

7. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1854)
"Unexampled loyalty ! " Let us begin with loyalty. "Well, it is a gratifying, an ennobling truth that warms the heart like wine, to know that of an the ..."

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