2. [syn: steadiness, firmness]
3. the quality of being steady--regular and unvarying;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Steadiness \Stead"i*ness\, n.
The quality or state of being steady.
Steadiness is a point of prudence as well as of
Syn: Constancy; resolution; unchangeableness.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: freedom from wavering or indecision; constancy of resolve
or conduct; "He trusted her clear steadiness that she would
do what she said"
2: the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed
in place [syn: steadiness, firmness] [ant: ricketiness,
3: the quality of being steady--regular and unvarying [ant: