Eustathia (yoos-tay’-thi-a): Promising constancy in purpose and affection.
ME: I will never leave you. I will always be by your side. I will not abandon you. I’m here forever. You can count on me. I’m yours until the end of time. I will never let you down. I’m your knight in . . .
YOU: Wait! Hold on! Stop!
What are you some kind out-of-control cliche machine?
If you want ME to stick around, cool it with the faithfulness BS and act like a normal person.
ME: Your wish is my command.
YOU: This is your last chance: kill the cliches or I’m going home.
Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).