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firmness

noun

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  1. 1 firm or unwavering adherence to one's purpose a woman of remarkable firmness in the achievement of the goals she has set for herself Synonyms of firmness decidedness, decision, decisiveness, determinedness, determination, granite, purposefulness, resoluteness, resolution, resolve, stick-to-itivenessWords Related to firmness doggedness, obduracy, obdurateness, obstinacy, obstinateness, perseverance, persistence, persistency, stubbornness, tenaciousness, tenacity; certainty, certitude, confidence, sureness; alacrity, eagerness, gameness, readiness; backbone, fortitude, grit, iron, pluck, sandNear Antonyms of firmness doubt, incertitude, indetermination, uncertainty; aversion, disinclination, indisposition, reluctance, unwillingnessAntonyms of firmness hesitation, indecision, indecisiveness, irresoluteness, irresolution, vacillation

  2. 2 the ability to withstand force or stress without being distorted, dislodged, or damaged test the firmness of the concrete before parking the car on it Synonyms of firmness stability, soundness, strength, sturdinessWords Related to firmness dependability, durability, reliability; solidity, solidness; cohesion, toughnessNear Antonyms of firmness insubstantiality, unsoundness, unsubstantiality; weaknessAntonyms of firmness insecurity, instability, precariousness, shakiness, unstableness, unsteadiness


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