firmness

Definitions of firmness
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n the trait of being resolute

Synonyms:
firmness of purpose, resoluteness, resolution, resolve
Antonyms:
irresoluteness, irresolution
the trait of being irresolute; lacking firmness of purpose
Types:
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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
Type of:
trait
a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

n the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place

Synonyms:
steadiness
Antonyms:
ricketiness, unsteadiness
the quality of not being steady or securely fixed in place
Types:
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
Type of:
immovability, immovableness
not capable of being moved or rearranged

n the property of being unyielding to the touch

Type of:
hardness
the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched; measured on Mohs scale

n the muscle tone of healthy tissue

“his muscular firmness
Synonyms:
soundness
Antonyms:
unsoundness
not mentally or physically healthy
Type of:
strength
the property of being physically or mentally strong

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