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loyal

[loi-uh l] /ˈlɔɪ əl/
adjective
1.
faithful to one's sovereign, government, or state:
a loyal subject.
2.
faithful to one's oath, commitments, or obligations:
to be loyal to a vow.
3.
faithful to any leader, party, or cause, or to any person or thing conceived as deserving fidelity:
a loyal friend.
4.
characterized by or showing faithfulness to commitments, vows, allegiance, obligations, etc.:
loyal conduct.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Middle French, Old French loial, le(i)al < Latin lēgālis legal
Related forms
loyally, adverb
loyalness, noun
nonloyal, adjective
nonloyally, adverb
overloyal, adjective
overloyally, adverb
quasi-loyal, adjective
quasi-loyally, adverb
superloyal, adjective
superloyally, adverb
unloyal, adjective
unloyally, adverb
Synonyms
1. patriotic. 2. See faithful.
Antonyms
1. faithless, treacherous.
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British Dictionary definitions for super loyal

loyal

/ˈlɔɪəl/
adjective
1.
having or showing continuing allegiance
2.
faithful to one's country, government, etc
3.
of or expressing loyalty
Derived Forms
loyally, adverb
loyalness, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Old French loial, leial, from Latin lēgālislegal
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Word Origin and History for super loyal
loyal
1530s, in reference to subjects of sovereigns or governments, from Fr. loyal, from O.Fr. loial, from L. legalem, from lex "law." In a general sense (of dogs, lovers, etc.), from c.1600.
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