Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun faithful

2 senses of faithful

Sense 1
faithful -- (any loyal and steadfast following)
       => following, followers -- (a group of followers or enthusiasts)

Sense 2
congregation, fold, faithful -- (a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church)
       => social group -- (people sharing some social relation)

Antonyms of adj faithful

3 senses of faithful

Sense 1
faithful (vs. unfaithful) -- (steadfast in affection or allegiance; "years of faithful service"; "faithful employees"; "we do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor")

unfaithful (vs. faithful) -- (not true to duty or obligation or promises; "an unfaithful lover")
        => apostate -- (not faithful to religion or party or cause)
        => punic, perfidious, treacherous -- (tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans; "Punic faith"; "the perfidious Judas"; "the fiercest and most treacherous of foes"; "treacherous intrigues")
        => untrue -- (not true to an obligation or trust; "is untrue to his highest opportunity and duty"-Bruno Laske)

Sense 2
close, faithful -- (marked by fidelity to an original; "a close translation"; "a faithful copy of the portrait"; "a faithful rendering of the observed facts")

INDIRECT (VIA accurate) -> inaccurate -- (not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate")

Sense 3
faithful (vs. unfaithful) -- (not having sexual relations with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend; "he remained faithful to his wife")

unfaithful (vs. faithful) -- (having sexual relations with someone other than your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend; "her husband was unfaithful")
        => adulterous, cheating (prenominal), two-timing (prenominal) -- (not faithful to a spouse or lover; "adulterous husbands and wives"; "a two-timing boyfriend")

Similarity of adj faithful

3 senses of faithful

Sense 1
faithful (vs. unfaithful) -- (steadfast in affection or allegiance; "years of faithful service"; "faithful employees"; "we do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor")
       => firm, loyal, truehearted, fast (prenominal) -- (unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause; "a firm ally"; "loyal supporters"; "the true-hearted soldier...of Tippecanoe"- Campaign song for William Henry Harrison; "fast friends")
       => true -- (devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth; "true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them")
          Also See-> constant#2; true#1; trustworthy#1, trusty#1

Sense 2
close, faithful -- (marked by fidelity to an original; "a close translation"; "a faithful copy of the portrait"; "a faithful rendering of the observed facts")
       => accurate (vs. inaccurate) -- (conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy; "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale")

Sense 3
faithful (vs. unfaithful) -- (not having sexual relations with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend; "he remained faithful to his wife")
       => true to (predicate) -- (sexually faithful; "she was true to her significant other")

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