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Definition of "fidelity" []

  • Faithfulness to obligations, duties, or observances. (noun)
  • Exact correspondence with fact or with a given quality, condition, or event; accuracy. (noun)
  • The degree to which an electronic system accurately reproduces the sound or image of its input signal. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fidelity" in a sentence
  • "Loyalty is indeed something more than fidelity to one's country and Government, based upon a sense of interest or of obligation: it is _fidelity based upon love_."
  • "He thanked me many times for what he termed my fidelity to his sainted friend."
  • "Sexual fidelity is akin to religious fidelity — “not an avoidance of risk, but the creation of a context in which grace can abound.”"