firmness

Definitions of firmness
  1. noun
    the trait of being resolute
    synonyms: firmness of purpose, resoluteness, resolution, resolve
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    irresoluteness, irresolution
    the trait of being irresolute; lacking firmness of purpose
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    possession, self-command, self-control, self-possession, self-will, will power, willpower
    the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior
    steadiness
    freedom from wavering or indecision; constancy of resolve or conduct
    sturdiness
    resoluteness evidenced by strength of character
    stiffness
    firm resoluteness in purpose or opinion or action
    bullheadedness, obstinacy, obstinance, pigheadedness, self-will, stubbornness
    resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
    single-mindedness
    characterized by one unified purpose
    adamance, obduracy, unyieldingness
    resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible
    decision, decisiveness
    the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose
    determination, purpose
    the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose
    steadfastness
    steadfast resolution
    nerves
    control of your emotions
    presence of mind
    self-control in a crisis; ability to say or do the right thing in an emergency
    impenitence, impenitency
    the trait of refusing to repent
    intransigence, intransigency
    the trait of being intransigent; stubbornly refusing to compromise
    doggedness, perseverance, persistence, persistency, pertinacity, tenaciousness, tenacity
    persistent determination
    indefatigability, indefatigableness, tirelessness
    tireless determination
    diligence, industriousness, industry
    persevering determination to perform a task
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    trait
    a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
  2. noun
    the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place
    synonyms: steadiness
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    ricketiness, unsteadiness
    the quality of not being steady or securely fixed in place
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    granite
    something having the quality of granite (unyielding firmness)
    sureness
    the quality of being steady and unfailing
    stability, stableness
    the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
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    immovability, immovableness
    not capable of being moved or rearranged
  3. noun
    the property of being unyielding to the touch
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    hardness
    the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched; measured on Mohs scale
  4. noun
    the muscle tone of healthy tissue
    “his muscular firmness
    synonyms: soundness
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    unsoundness
    not mentally or physically healthy
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    strength
    the property of being physically or mentally strong
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