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fixedness

[ fikst ]SEE DEFINITION OF fixedness
  • as infirmness
  • as infirmness

Synonyms for fixedness

  • durability
  • hardness
  • inflexibility
  • toughness
  • compactness
  • density
  • impenetrability
  • impermeability
  • imperviousness
  • inelasticity
  • resistance
  • rigidity
  • solidity
  • temper
  • impliability
  • tensile strength
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Antonyms for fixedness

  • flexibility
  • indefiniteness
  • infirmity
  • instability
  • movability
  • softness
  • uncertainty
  • weakness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FIXEDNESS

The cat looked at him with great round eyes that were diabolical in their fixedness.

The great defect of both his constitutions is the fixedness which he seeks to impress upon them.

Save for the stain on his breast and the fixedness of his eyes, he might have been sleeping.

And he had the mouth women put faith in for decision and fixedness.

Japanese character is lacking in steadfastness and fixedness of purpose.

This gave assurance to the heart, and fixedness to all the thoughts.

The grooves of society are often narrow and rigid with the fixedness of centuries.

His fixedness of purpose is shown by an anecdote of his boyhood.

He had no strength of will, no fixedness of purpose, no depth of conviction.

Cyrus Spradling studied him with a keen, but not unkindly, fixedness of gaze.

WORD ORIGIN

"position from which it is difficult to move," 1809, American English, from fix (v.). Meaning "dose of narcotic" is from 1934, shortened from fix-up (1867, originally in reference to liquor).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FIXEDNESS

firmness

nounresolution, resolve
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