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Definition 1: the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for firmness in the sense of this definition

(firmness is a kind of ...) not capable of being moved or rearranged

(... is a kind of firmness ) something having the quality of granite (unyielding firmness)

"a man of granite"

(... is a kind of firmness ) the quality of being steady and unfailing

"sureness of hand"

(... is a kind of firmness ) the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast

Definition 2: the trait of being resolute - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where firmness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
  • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work

Synonyms for firmness in the sense of this definition

(firmness is a kind of ...) a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

(... is a kind of firmness ) the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose

"his determination showed in his every movement" "he is a man of purpose"

(... is a kind of firmness ) the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose

"a man of unusual decisiveness"

(... is a kind of firmness ) resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible

(... is a kind of firmness ) characterized by one unified purpose

(... is a kind of firmness ) resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires

(... is a kind of firmness ) firm resoluteness in purpose or opinion or action

"a charming host without any touch of stiffness or pomposity"

(... is a kind of firmness ) resoluteness evidenced by strength of character

"sturdiness of moral principle"

(... is a kind of firmness ) freedom from wavering or indecision; constancy of resolve or conduct

"He trusted her clear steadiness that she would do what she said"

(... is a kind of firmness ) the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior

(... is a kind of firmness ) steadfast resolution

Definition 3: the property of being unyielding to the touch - [noun denoting attribute]

(firmness is a kind of ...) the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched; measured on Mohs scale

Definition 4: the muscle tone of healthy tissue - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where firmness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his muscular firmness

Synonyms for firmness in the sense of this definition

(firmness is a kind of ...) the property of being physically or mentally strong

"fatigue sapped his strength"

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