Definition of Fixedness

1. Noun. Remaining in place.

Exact synonyms: Immobility, Stationariness
Generic synonyms: Lifelessness, Motionlessness, Stillness
Specialized synonyms: Rootage
Derivative terms: Fixed, Immobile, Stationary, Stationary



2. Noun. The quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment.
Exact synonyms: Fastness, Fixity, Fixture, Secureness
Generic synonyms: Immovability, Immovableness
Specialized synonyms: Lodgement, Lodging, Lodgment
Derivative terms: Fast, Fixed, Fixed, Fixed, Fixed, Fix, Secure
Antonyms: Looseness

3. Noun. The quality of being fixed and unchangeable. "The fixedness of his gaze upset her"

Definition of Fixedness

1. n. The state or quality of being fixed; stability; steadfastness.

Definition of Fixedness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being fixed. ¹

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Definition of Fixedness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fixedness

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fixed route
fixed satellite
fixed satellites
fixed set
fixed sets
fixed star
fixed stars
fixed storage
fixed torticollis
fixed up
fixed virus
fixed wave
fixed waves
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fixedness (current term)
fixednesses
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fixer-uppers
fixers
fixes
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fixgig
fixidity
fixie
fixies
fixigena
fixigenae

Literary usage of Fixedness

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1. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1899)
"fixedness OF CHARACTER APPARENTLY SOT DUE TO ANTIQUITY OF INHERITANCE ... fixedness of Character. It is a general belief amongst breeders that the longer ..."

2. Elements of Mental Philosophy: Abridged and Designed as a Text-book for by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1854)
"The desires characterized by comparative fixedness and permanency. There is one mark or trait attending the feelings under consideration which appears to be ..."

3. Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Three Departments of the Intellect by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1869)
"The desires characterized by comparative fixedness and permanency. There is one mark or trait attending the feelings under consideration which appears to be ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... between Catherine's fixedness of purpose and the vacillation of Charles IX, but almost everywhere in the country the policy of bloodshed prevailed. ..."

5. Zarathustra, Philo, the Achaemenids and Israel: Being a Treatise Upon the by Lawrence Heyworth Mills (1906)
"fixedness in Statement. »The laws of the Medes and Persians«, as we understand from the Expressions in Ezra and Daniel, had later at least taken on a ..."

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