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 (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

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

    Law dictionary

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

    Law dictionary

  • 6 lacking firmness — index insubstantial Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 Firmness — (Finishing term) Cotton fabrics that handle thick and leathery are said to have firmness, they are intermediate between hard finished and limp or soft finished cloths. The filling mixture requires careful consideration to prevent hardness …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

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

    New thesaurus

  • 11 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

  • 12 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

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

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 firmness of purpose — noun the trait of being resolute his resoluteness carried him through the battle it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work • Syn: ↑resoluteness, ↑firmness, ↑resolve, ↑resolution • Ant: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 firmness — noun see firm I …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

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

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 17 firmness — See firmly. * * * …

    Universalium

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

    Wiktionary

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

    English contemporary dictionary

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

    New dictionary of synonyms


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