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noun (constanc, ies)
  1. (uncountable) The quality of being constant; steadiness or faithfulness in action, affections, purpose, etc.
    • 1871, w:Charles_Darwin, Charles Darwin, Descent of Man, ch. 7 "On the Races of Man,"
    • :Constancy of character is what is chiefly valued and sought for by naturalists.
      1. (countable) An unchanging quality or characteristic of a person or thing.
    • 1602, w:William_Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well, act 1, sc. 2,
    • :younger spirits . . .
    • :whose constancies
    • :Expire before their fashions.

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