Definition: Fulfilling commitments even in the face of difficulty

Good intentions will not make you dependable. Think through the process; gather the information, supplies, and expertise needed; and get started. Take initiative to work through the difficulties you encounter along the way.

Synonyms: staunch, steady, sturdy, constant, faithful, secure, stable, steadfast, sure, tried-and-true, trusty, unfailing
Antonyms: inconsistency, unfaithful, unreliable, unstable, wobbly, irresponsible, unsteady