fixity

noun fix·i·ty \ ˈfik-sə-tē \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of fixity

plural fixities
1 : the quality or state of being fixed or stable
2 : something that is fixed

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Origin and Etymology of fixity

borrowed from Medieval Latin fīxitāt-, fīxitās, from Latin fīxus "firmly established, unchangeable" + -itāt-, -itās -ity


FIXITY Defined for English Language Learners

fixity

noun

Definition of fixity for English Language Learners

  • : the state or quality of not changing


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