Definition of Ironness

1. the state of being iron [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ironness

ironmakers
ironmaking
ironman
ironmans
ironmaster
ironmasters
ironmen
ironmine
ironmines
ironmonger
ironmongeress
ironmongeries
ironmongering
ironmongers
ironmongery
ironness (current term)
ironnesses
irons
irons in the fire
ironshod
ironshot
ironside
ironsmith
ironsmithing
ironsmiths
ironstone
ironstones
ironware
ironwares
ironweed

Literary usage of Ironness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Musical Portraits: Interpretations of Twenty Modern Composers by Paul Rosenfeld (1920)
"Besides, the latter work has the thing hitherto lacking somewhat in the young man's art—grandeur and severity and ironness of language. ..."

2. Studies in Poetry and Philosophy by John Campbell Shairp (1872)
"But what would this have achieved, had it not been backed by that moral strength, that ironness of resolve ? It was this that enabled him to turn aside from ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1860)
"They indeed had small cause for merriment in this world ; their cast-ironness of nature was, in their circumstances, desirable, and remains admirable. ..."

4. The Metropolitan (1845)
"... and after he had had his breakfast the colonel went to parade, just as though nothing whatsoever had happened to disturb the equanimity of his ironness, ..."

5. The Courts of Europe at the Close of the Last Century by Henry Swinburne (1895)
"I seldom join a party of a feu- days but the company are surprised at my flow of spirits, indifference and self-denial; much arising from an ironness of ..."

6. Postcommunism: Four Perspectives by Michael Mandelbaum (1996)
"The effectiveness of the state, after all, does not depend on the trouble it causes its neighbors or the ironness of its fist but, on the contrary, ..."

7. Musical Portraits: Interpretations of Twenty Modern Composers by Paul Rosenfeld (1920)
"Besides, the latter work has the thing hitherto lacking somewhat in the young man's art—grandeur and severity and ironness of language. ..."

8. Studies in Poetry and Philosophy by John Campbell Shairp (1872)
"But what would this have achieved, had it not been backed by that moral strength, that ironness of resolve ? It was this that enabled him to turn aside from ..."

9. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1860)
"They indeed had small cause for merriment in this world ; their cast-ironness of nature was, in their circumstances, desirable, and remains admirable. ..."

10. The Metropolitan (1845)
"... and after he had had his breakfast the colonel went to parade, just as though nothing whatsoever had happened to disturb the equanimity of his ironness, ..."

11. The Courts of Europe at the Close of the Last Century by Henry Swinburne (1895)
"I seldom join a party of a feu- days but the company are surprised at my flow of spirits, indifference and self-denial; much arising from an ironness of ..."

12. Postcommunism: Four Perspectives by Michael Mandelbaum (1996)
"The effectiveness of the state, after all, does not depend on the trouble it causes its neighbors or the ironness of its fist but, on the contrary, ..."

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