HyperDic: firmness

English > 4 senses of the word firmness:
NOUNattributefirmness, soundnessthe muscle tone of healthy tissue
attributefirmness, resoluteness, firmness of purpose, resolve, resolutionthe trait of being resolute
attributefirmnessthe property of being unyielding to the touch
attributefirmness, steadinessthe quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place
firmness > pronunciation
Soundsfer'mnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > firmness: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe muscle tone of healthy tissue.
Example"his muscular firmness"
Synonymsoundness
BroaderstrengthThe property of being physically or mentally strong
Oppositeunsoundnessnot mentally or physically healthy
Spanishconsistencia, firmeza, solidez
Adjectivesfirmpossessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue
English > firmness: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being resolute.
Synonymsresoluteness, firmness of purpose, resolve, resolution
Narroweradamance, obduracy, unyieldingnessresoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible
decisiveness, decisionThe trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose
determination, purposeThe quality of being determined to do or achieve something
self-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, will power, self-command, self-willThe trait of resolutely / resolutely controlling your own behavior
single-mindednessCharacterized by one unified purpose
steadfastnesssteadfast resolution
steadinessfreedom from wavering or indecision
stiffnessFirm resoluteness in purpose or opinion or action
stubbornness, bullheadedness, obstinacy, obstinance, pigheadedness, self-willresolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
sturdinessresoluteness evidenced by strength of character
BroadertraitA distinguishing feature of your personal nature
Oppositeirresoluteness, irresolutionThe trait of being irresolute
Spanishdeterminación, firmeza, resolución
Catalandeterminació, fermesa, resolució
Adjectivesfirmunwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
firmmarked by firm determination or resolution
English > firmness: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe property of being unyielding to the touch.
BroaderhardnessThe property of being rigid and resistant to pressure
Adjectivesfirmnot soft or yielding to pressure
English > firmness: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place.
Synonymsteadiness
NarrowergraniteSomething having the quality of granite (unyielding firmness)
stability, stablenessThe quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
surenessThe quality of being steady and unfailing
Broaderimmovability, immovablenessnot capable of being moved or rearranged
Oppositeunsteadiness, ricketinessThe quality of not being steady or securely fixed in place
Spanishfirmeza
Catalanfermesa, fermetat
Adjectivesfirmsecurely fixed in place
firmnot liable to fluctuate or especially to fall

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