Trustworthy vs Faithful - What's the difference?

trustworthy | faithful |


As adjectives the difference between trustworthy and faithful

is that trustworthy is deserving of trust, reliable while faithful is loyal; adhering firmly to person or cause.

As a noun faithful is

the practicing members of a religion or followers of a cause.

trustworthy

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Deserving of trust, reliable.
  • Synonyms

    * believable * convincing * credible * dependable * ethical * honest * honorable * kosher * principled * reliable * responsible * righteous * secure * sensible * straight * true * trusty * truthful * unfailing

    Antonyms

    * untrustworthy

    faithful

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • loyal; adhering firmly to person or cause
  • My dog is a very faithful dog.
  • having faith
  • Some people are faithful to their god.
  • reliable; worthy of trust
  • My servant is very faithful .
  • consistent with reality
  • I would consider that a very faithful reproduction.
  • engaging in sexual relations only with one's spouse or long-term sexual partner
  • They had been faithful to each other all of their married life.

    Derived terms

    * faithfully * faithfulness

    See also

    * go to the wall for someone * stand by * true

    Noun

    (-)
  • The practicing members of a religion or followers of a cause.
  • The faithful pray five times a day.