|1.||[ noun ] the trait of being resolute; firmness of purpose|
|Synonyms:||resolution resolve resoluteness|
"his resoluteness carried him through the battle" "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
|Related terms:||irresoluteness trait determination self-control stubbornness steadfastness adamance decisiveness single-mindedness|
|2.||[ noun ] the firmness and tone of healthy tissue|
: "his muscle firmness"
|3.||[ noun ] the property of being unyielding to the touch|
|4.||[ noun ] the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place|
|Related terms:||unsteadiness immovability stability granite sureness|