HyperDic: fixity

English > 2 senses of the word fixity:
NOUNattributefixity, fastness, fixedness, fixture, securenessthe quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
attributefixity, immutability, immutablenessthe quality of being incapable of mutation
English > fixity: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment.
Synonymsfastness, fixedness, fixture, secureness
Narrowerlodgment, lodgement, lodgingThe state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
Broaderimmovability, immovablenessnot capable of being moved or rearranged
OppositeloosenessThe quality of movability by virtue of being free from attachment or other restraints
Spanishcontinuidad, fijeza, persistencia, pervivencia
Catalancontinuïtat, fixesa, persistència
Adjectivesfixedsecurely placed or fastened or set
fixedfixed and unmoving
fixedincapable of being changed or moved or undone
English > fixity: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being incapable of mutation.
Example"Darwin challenged the fixity of species"
Synonymsimmutability, immutableness
NarroweragelessnessThe quality of being timeless and eternal
unalterabilityThe quality of not being alterable
Broaderchangelessness, unchangeability, unchangeableness, unchangingnessThe quality of being unchangeable
Oppositemutability, mutablenessThe quality of being capable of mutation
Spanishinmutabilidad
Catalanimmutabilitat

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