[syn: fixedness, unalterability]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fixedness \Fix"ed*ness\, n.
1. The state or quality of being fixed; stability;
2. The quality of a body which resists evaporation or
volatilization by heat; solidity; cohesion of parts; as,
the fixedness of gold.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: remaining in place [syn: stationariness, immobility,
2: the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm
attachment [syn: fastness, fixedness, fixity,
fixture, secureness] [ant: looseness]
3: the quality of being fixed and unchangeable; "the fixedness
of his gaze upset her" [syn: fixedness, unalterability]