firmness

  • 1 Firmness — Firm ness, n. The state or quality of being firm. Syn: {Firmness}, {Constancy}. Usage: Firmness belongs to the will, and constancy to the affections and principles; the former prevents us from yielding, and the latter from fluctuating. Without… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 firmness — [n1] stiffness compactness, density, durability, fixedness, hardness, impenetrability, impermeability, imperviousness, impliability, inelasticity, inflexibility, resistance, rigidity, solidity, temper, tensile strength, toughness; concepts… …

    New thesaurus

  • 3 firmness — I noun adherence, assurance, backbone, callosity, certainty, compactness, confidence, constancy, courage, determination, durability, endurance, fixedness, force, fortitude, hardness, high morale, immutability, inexorability, inflexibility,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 firmness — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Firmness of position] Syn. solidity, steadiness, durability, substantiality; see stability 1 . 2. [Firmness of material] Syn. stiffness, impliability, hardness, toughness, solidity, density, impenetrability, durability,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 5 firmness — Ⅰ. firm UK US /fɜːm/ noun [C] ► WORKPLACE a company or business: »The firm s share price has been rising steadily. »The firm remains heavily dependent on North America, its biggest market. big/medium sized/small firm »Small and medium sized firms …

    Financial and business terms

  • 6 firmness — / fɜ:mnəs/ noun the fact of being steady at a certain price, or likely to rise ● the firmness of the pound on foreign exchanges ▪▪▪ ‘Toronto failed to mirror New York’s firmness as a drop in gold shares on a falling bullion price left the market… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 7 firmness — noun 1. the muscle tone of healthy tissue (Freq. 1) his muscular firmness • Syn: ↑soundness • Ant: ↑unsoundness (for: ↑soundness) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 firmness — Ⅰ. firm [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) having an unyielding surface or structure. 2) solidly in place and stable. 3) having steady power or strength: a firm grip. 4) showing resolute determination. 5) fixed or definite: firm plans …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 firmness — noun see firm I …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 firmness — a means of assessing the quality of fish by finger pressure when raw or in the mouth when cooked …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 11 firmness — See firmly. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12 firmness — noun The state of being firm; strength; permanence; stability; hardness; resolution …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 firmness — firm·ness || fÉœrmnɪs / fɜːm n. stability; steadiness; strength; soundness; sturdiness; assertiveness …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 firmness — n. 1. Solidity, compactness, hardness. 2. Stability, strength. 3. Constancy, steadfastness, steadiness …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 15 firmness — n 1. hardness, rigidity, solidity, resistance; toughness, callosity, callousness, durity; petrification, ossification, density, compactness; adamant, steel, iron; irresilience, inelasticity. 2. stability, steadiness, constancy, balance; fixedness …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 16 firmness — firm·ness …

    English syllables

  • 17 firmness — See: firm …

    English dictionary

  • 18 Firmness (Phrenology) — Firmness is a faculty from the discipline of Phrenology.DefinitionFirmness is the faculty which stands for determination, and persistence, for the connection between principles and acts, for perseverance, determination, resolution, and stamina. A …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 firmness of belief — index certainty Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 20 firmness of purpose — index diligence (perseverance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary


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