from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The quality of being trusty; especially, that quality of a person by which he deserves the confidence of others; fidelity; faithfulness; honesty.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality or state of being trusty.
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- noun The quality or state of being
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- noun the trait of deserving trust and confidence
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Then he folded the letter and, sealing it with his seal, delivered it to Al – Kumayt149 and Nasr bin Zibán (whom he was wont to employ on weighty matters, because of their trustiness) who took the missive and carried it to Al – Medinah, where they went in to Marwan and saluting him delivered to him the writ and told him how the case stood.
How then may I not swear this that thou biddest me, and that with all joy and trustiness?
Even therewith the seven who had passed on had turned back and were come on him a-horse-back; and hard had it gone with him, despite of his might and his valour and the trustiness of
Thei haue no maner of written lawes, nor knowe not what we meane when we speake of faithfulnesse or trustiness.
On an international level it was the coun - terpart of the new emphasis of patriotism over Party loyalties which was inspiring the citizens of the Soviet Union; class warfare and revolution were played down, and in their place were depicted two fresh images: the brave Red Army man, personification of a country steadfast in battle; and that of "Uncle Joe," pipe in mouth, the epitome of trustiness in conduct and negotiation.
By this means the resolution of the English at the fire, and their trustiness and punctuality elsewhere, was the subject of general conversation amongst the Chinese, and the next morning many of the principal inhabitants waited on the Commodore to thank him for his assistance, frankly owning to him that they could never have extinguished the fire of themselves, and that he had saved their city from being totally consumed.
By reason of his trustiness he was often set over the husbandmen at Lunenkerc at the time of our exile, and also at home, that is, at Mount St. Agnes.
"As I told you, sir," said my friend, "I will pledge myself for his trustiness and probity."
He dwelt much on the trustiness and strong attachment of the negroes, where they are well treated.
Was it her hair, her untidy hair, or the honesty of her eyes, or the strength and trustiness of her mouth?