steady-going


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Adj.1.steady-going - consistent in performance or behavior; "dependable in one's habits"; "a steady-going family man"
steady - not subject to change or variation especially in behavior; "a steady beat"; "a steady job"; "a steady breeze"; "a steady increase"; "a good steady ballplayer"

steady-going

adjective
Consistently reliable, especially because of resistance to outside pressures:
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steady-going

adjgleichbleibend, beständig, ausgeglichen; service to a good cause etcunerschütterlich; family man etcsolide, gesetzt
References in classic literature ?
You know what a hard-working, steady-going chap he is.
No; in nine cases out of ten he does it to prove to his friends and relations that he is not the mild, steady-going person they have always thought him.
Finally, she delivered it as the general result of her observation and experience, that those marriages in which there was least of what was romantically and sillily called love, were always the happiest; and that she anticipated the greatest possible amount of bliss--not rapturous bliss; but the solid, steady-going article--from the approaching nuptials.