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
Synonyms: soundness

: "his muscle firmness"

Related terms: strength
3. [ noun ] the property of being unyielding to the touch
Related terms: hardness
4. [ noun ] the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place
Synonyms: steadiness
Related terms: unsteadiness immovability stability granite sureness
Similar spelling:   fieriness