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Noun firmness has 4 senses
  1. firmness, soundness - the firmness and tone of healthy tissue; "his muscle firmness"
    --1 is a kind of strength
  2. resoluteness, firmness, resolve, resolution - the trait of being resolute; firmness of purpose; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
    --2 is a kind of trait
    --2 has particulars:
     self-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, self-command, self-will; stubbornness, bullheadedness, obstinacy, obstinance, pigheadedness, self-will; single-mindedness; adamance, obduracy, unyieldingness; decisiveness, decision; determination, purpose; steadfastness
  3. firmness - the property of being unyielding to the touch
    --3 is a kind of
  4. steadiness, firmness - the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place
    --4 is a kind of immovability, immovableness
    --4 has particulars: granite; sureness; stability, stableness
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