Definition of Steadiness

1. Noun. Freedom from wavering or indecision; constancy of resolve or conduct. "He trusted her clear steadiness that she would do what she said"

Generic synonyms: Firmness, Firmness Of Purpose, Resoluteness, Resolution, Resolve
Derivative terms: Steady



2. Noun. The quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place.
Exact synonyms: Firmness
Generic synonyms: Immovability, Immovableness
Specialized synonyms: Granite, Sureness, Stability, Stableness
Derivative terms: Firm, Firm, Steady
Antonyms: Unsteadiness

3. Noun. The quality of being steady--regular and unvarying.
Generic synonyms: Regularity
Derivative terms: Steady
Antonyms: Unsteadiness

Definition of Steadiness

1. n. The quality or state of being steady.

Definition of Steadiness

1. Noun. the state of being steady ¹

2. Noun. the degree of stability ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Steadiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steadiness

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stead
steaded
steadfast
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steadfastest
steadfastly
steadfastness
steadfastnesses
steadied
steadier
steadiers
steadies
steadiest
steadily
steadiness (current term)
steadinesses
steading
steadings
steads
steady
steady-going
steady-state
steady as a rock
steady down
steady on
steady state
steady state theory
steady the ship
steadying

Literary usage of Steadiness

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1. Manual of Mental and Physical Tests by Guy Montrose Whipple (1910)
"TEST 12 Accuracy, precision, or steadiness of movement: Tracing.— The purposes for which tracing has been used are identical with those outlined for the ..."

2. Manual of Mental and Physical Tests by Guy Montrose Whipple (1910)
"Since steadiness of movement is quite as much in demand as accuracy (of the sort required in Test 11), this test is often classed as a steadiness test, ..."

3. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"If experiments be arranged in which this can be done, the influence of experience upon both personal equation and steadiness of judgment can be studied. ..."

4. Principles of Social Science by Henry Charles Carey (1865)
"The great desideratum of a system of currency is steadiness in its own value ... How almost infinitely greater, then, must be the need for steadiness in the ..."

5. Manual of Mental and Physical Tests: A Book of Directions Compiled with by Guy Montrose Whipple (1910)
"Since steadiness of movement is quite as much in demand as accuracy (of the sort required in Test 11), this test is often classed as a steadiness test, ..."

6. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1845)
"Young Heneage, unlike his kinsman who gained the Great Seal by such evil arts, was ever remarkable for steadiness of conduct and diligent application to ..."

7. The Works of John Owen by John Owen (1826)
"Rules directing unto steadiness in the contemplation of heavenly things. Motives to fix our thoughts with steadiness in them. BEFORE I proceed unto the next ..."

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