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faithfulness or devotion to a person, a cause, obligations, or duties

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accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal

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the quality of being faithful

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The results indicate that the Factors 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 correspond to most of the items of the factors extracted in the original US group, and, therefore, with the prior scales elaborated rationally (which are Thinness, Sexual Fidelity, Care for Children, Modesty, Investment in Appearance, and Domestic, respectively).
One possibility is that better-off men more often honor monogamy and strive for sexual fidelity.
The anthropology conducted in the Caribbean during the 1950s and 1960s created images, which survive to the present, of women who are expected to be modest and obedient and to exhibit proper standards of sexual fidelity and morality.
Is sexual fidelity the ideal that best suits human needs and promotes human happiness?
The older form of marriage, noncompanionate marriage, is marriage in which the husband provides the wife with occasional insemination and financial support in exchange for her pledge of sexual fidelity, but there is no expectation of an intimate bond.
The democratic polls recognised women's contribution to the reproduction of the citizen body by defining citizenship according to the status of mothers as well as fathers and protected this relationship by linking the political status of husbands to the sexual fidelity of their wives.
It depended upon policies to ensure certain sorts of sexual relations: male bonding that stopped short of sexuality; men's sexual liaisons with foreign women that stopped short of the affection that might reduce militarized racism; misogyny that stopped short of a domestic violence that might undermine discipline and morale; wives' and lovers' sexual fidelity that stopped short of their having any sense of entitlement.
The Pope insists on teaching abstinence and promoting sexual fidelity in Africa because he believes that the proper place of sex is in marriage.
Lived sexual fidelity to a particular state in life has to do with grace, commitment, self-understanding and other-centered love, not orientation.
The famous study, The Male Couple, conducted by two homosexuals, one a psychologist and the other a psychiatrist, found that of the 156 couples studied, only seven had maintained sexual fidelity.
Twenty years later, in a 1997 review of Gabriel Rotello's Sexual Ecology, he's still asking the question, "Is sexual fidelity the ideal that best suits human needs and promotes human happiness?