The fidelity owed by a vassal to his feudal lord.(noun)
The oath of such fidelity.(noun)
Faithfulness; allegiance. See Synonyms at fidelity.(noun)
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Use "fealty" in a sentence
"They have demonstrated that they are willing to hold public safety in fealty to their imperatives, and the public hostage to their collective arrogance."
"They do so not out some long term fealty to fiscal discipline, but largely because they never valued these conservation programs to begin with."
"The heavy handed, violence boys take the reigns of a nuclear weapon equipped Middle Eastern country and President Obama bows in fealty?"