adherence

[ ad-heer-uh ns, -her- ]SEE DEFINITION OF adherence

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The reservations placed upon our adherence should not be misinterpreted.

So merrily he went to work, forgetting everything in his adherence to habit.

With the result that his arrest was ordered, and thereupon he confessed his adherence to the Crown.

Jeter wondered whether their adherence to Sitsumi were voluntary or forced.

Truth is adherence to facts in whatever section of the world.

The error of "Newport" lies in too absolute an adherence to principles.

Indeed, in its adherence to the business of the hour we might use it as a pattern.

The main lack of uniformity has been in the adherence to a time limit.

But, on the other hand, he was unflinching in his adherence to abstract principle.

She was a popular girl, and her adherence to the Cause confirmed the doubters.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "attachment to a person, support," from Middle French adhérence, from Latin adhaerentia, noun of action from adhaerentem (nominative adhaerens), present participle of adhaerare (see adherent).

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