Definition of loyality
1. loyalty [ n ] the quality of being loyalUsed in print:
(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)
Its folklore and legend , usually disguised as history , are allowed to account_for group_actions , to provide a focal_point for group loyalty , and to become a cohesive force for national identification .
(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)
So instead of being tests of the South 's loyalty , the Spanish_War , the two World_Wars , and the Korean_War all served to overcome old grievances and cement reunion .
(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)
The Federals is making everybody take the oath of loyalty around these parts too '' , he crowed .Synonyms loyalty Related Terms disloyalty fidelity patriotism steadfastness allegiance regionalism loyal disloyal
2. loyalty [ n ] feelings of allegianceUsed in print:
(David Boroff, "Jewish Teen-Age Culture"...)
When I pressed for a purely religious definition , I encountered the familiar blend of liberal piety , interfaith good_will , and a small residue of ethnic loyalty .Synonyms loyalty Related Terms love
3. loyalty [ n ] the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action
Examples: "his long commitment to public service" "they felt no loyalty to a losing team"
(Kenneth Allsop, The Bootleggers and Their Era...)
To forestall any change of allegiance , the Democrats hastily organised a testimonial banquet for O_'_Banion , as public reward for his past services and as a reminder of where his loyalties lay .Synonyms commitment allegiance loyalty dedication Related Terms cooperation faith devotion communalism consecration give
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