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constancy

[′kän·stən·sē]
(electronics)
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You shook your head at my acknowledging that I should not like to engage in the duties of a clergyman always for a constancy.
I had always felt my weakness, in comparison with her constancy and fortitude; and now I felt it more and more.
Nevertheless, Cedric, whose opinions of women's constancy was far from strong, persisted in using every means in his power to bring about the proposed match, in which he conceived he was rendering an important service to the Saxon cause.
To be brief, they added to these such other forcible arguments that Don Fernando's manly heart, being after all nourished by noble blood, was touched, and yielded to the truth which, even had he wished it, he could not gainsay; and he showed his submission, and acceptance of the good advice that had been offered to him, by stooping down and embracing Dorothea, saying to her, "Rise, dear lady, it is not right that what I hold in my heart should be kneeling at my feet; and if until now I have shown no sign of what I own, it may have been by Heaven's decree in order that, seeing the constancy with which you love me, I may learn to value you as you deserve.
Then, remembering Colonel Brandon, reproved herself, felt that to HIS sufferings and his constancy far more than to his rival's, the reward of her sister was due, and wished any thing rather than Mrs.
But constancy, chastity, good sense, and good nature, were not rated, because they would not bear the charge of collecting.
It was his 'great constancy in pursuing the task (mission) and great prudence in bringing the task (mission) to completion.
on sample meteorites, indicate a considerable range in the helium content of iron meteorites and a remarkable constancy of uranium and thorium, the elements important in age-determinations.
Pearson's correlation coefficients were calculated for the CAMM total score, SMTQ total score, SMTQ confidence, SMTQ constancy and SMTQ control.
His constancy consists in the face he repeatedly inserts, his brother at various ages, an unknown man who was executed, supposedly for being too religious.
The recent agreement reached on the nuclear question in a sensitive region of Asia and the Middle East is proof of the potential of political good will and of law, exercised with sincerity, patience and constancy," Francis told the UN General Assembly.
As implied previously Dasein is its time and the constancy attained through repetition and authentic resoluteness contributes to wholeness.