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Definition of Fidelity

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  FIDELITY   noun
A virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
 

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

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Regular definition:
FIDELITY:
f??del?t? n. 1 (often foll. by to) faithfulness, loyalty. 2 strict conformity to truth or fact. 3 exact correspondence to the original. 4 precision in reproduction of sound (high fidelity). °fidelity insurance insurance taken out by an employer against losses incurred through an employee's dishonesty etc. [F fid¸lit¸ or L fidelitas (as FEALTY)]


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