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Think of something or someone that does not change as constant. A classmate's constant drumming on the table with his fingers could be a constant source of annoyance.

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Firm; solid; fixed; immovable; -- opposed to fluid.

Noun
a quantity that does not vary

Noun
a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context; "the velocity of light is a constant"

Adjective
steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection; "a man constant in adherence to his ideals"; "a constant lover"; "constant as the northern star"

Adjective S.
continually recurring or continuing without interruption; "constant repetition of the exercise"; "constant chatter of monkeys"

Adjective S.
uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing; "the ceaseless thunder of surf"; "in constant pain"; "night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city"; "the never-ending search for happiness"; "the perpetual struggle to maintain standar

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Adjective S.
persistent in occurrence and unvarying in nature; "maintained a constant temperature"; "a constant beat"; "principles of unvarying validity"; "a steady breeze"


v. t.
Firm; solid; fixed; immovable; -- opposed to fluid.

v. t.
Not liable, or given, to change; permanent; regular; continuous; continually recurring; steadfast; faithful; not fickle.

v. t.
Remaining unchanged or invariable, as a quantity, force, law, etc.

v. t.
Consistent; logical.

n.
That which is not subject to change; that which is invariable.

n.
A quantity that does not change its value; -- used in countradistinction to variable.


Constant

Con"stant , a. [L. onstans, -antis, p.pr. of constare to stand firm, to be consistent; con- + stare to stand: cf.F. constant. See Stand and f. Cost, v. t.] 1. Firm; solid; fixed; immovable; -- opposed to fluid. [Obs.]
If . . . you mix them, you may turn these two fluid liquors into a constant body.
2. Not liable, or given, to change; permanent; regular; continuous; continually recurring; steadfast; faithful; not fickle.
Both loving one fair maid, they yet remained constant friends.
I am constant to my purposes.
His gifts, his constant ourtship, nothing gained.
Onward the constant current sweeps.
3. (Math. & Physics) Remaining unchanged or invariable, as a quantity, forc, law, etc. 4. Consistent; logical. [Obs.] Shak. Syn. -- Fixed; steadfast; unchanging; permanent; unalterable; immutable; perpetual; continual; resolute; firm; unshaken; determined. -- Constant, Continual, Perpetual. These words are sometimes used in an absolute and sometimes in a qualified sense. Constant denotes, in its absolute sense, unchangeably fixed; as, a constant mind or purpose. In its qualified sense, it marks something as a "standing" fact or occurence; as, liable to constant interruptions; constantly called for. Continual, in its absolute sense, coincides with continuous. See Continuous. In its qualified sense, it describes, a thing as occuring in steady and rapid succession; as, a round of continual calls; continually changing. Perpetual denotes, in its absolute sense, what literally never ceases or comes to an end; as, perpetual motion. In its qualified sense, it is used hyperbolically, and denotes that which rarely ceases; as, perpetual disturbance; perpetual noise; perpetual intermeddling.

Constant

Con"stant, n. 1. That which is not subject to change; that which is invariable. 2. (Math.) A quantity that does not change its value; -- used in countradistinction o variable. Absolute costant (Math.), one whose value is absolutely the same under all cirumstanes, as the number 10, or any numeral. -- Arbitrary constant, an undetermined constant in a differential equation having the same value during all changes in the values of the variables.

Firm; solid; fixed; immovable; -- opposed to fluid.

That which is not subject to change; that which is invariable.

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Usage Examples

A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.

Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.

Art is man's constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him.

Beauty is variable, ugliness is constant.

Change is inevitable. Change is constant.

Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.

Dating is just awkward moments and one person wants more than the other. It's just that constant strangeness. I think it's a very real thing.

But constant experience shows us that every man invested with power is apt to abuse it, and to carry his authority as far as it will go.

Appetite, craving for food, is a constant and powerful stimulator of the gastric glands.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.

Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position.

A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks.

Constant repetition of tongue-twisters was like lifting weights for me, but patience and persistence have paid off.

Constant success shows us but one side of the world adversity brings out the reverse of the picture.

A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is not modernism at its end but in the nascent state, and this state is constant.

Confidence comes from hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.

Confidence doesn't come out of nowhere. It's a result of something... hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.

And it is always Easter Sunday at the New York City Ballet. It is always coming back to life. Not even coming back to life - it lives in the constant present.

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