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 Dictionary entry overview: What does firmness of purpose mean? 

  The noun FIRMNESS OF PURPOSE has 1 sense:

1. the trait of being resolute

  Familiarity information: FIRMNESS OF PURPOSE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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The trait of being resolute

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Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


firmness of purpose; resoluteness; resolve; firmness; resolution

Context examples:

his resoluteness carried him through the battle / it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work

Hypernyms ("firmness of purpose" is a kind of...):

trait (a distinguishing feature of your personal nature)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "firmness of purpose"):

possession; self-command; self-control; self-possession; self-will; willpower (the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior)

determination; purpose (the quality of being determined to do or achieve something)

decision; decisiveness (the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose)

adamance; obduracy; unyieldingness (resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible)

single-mindedness (characterized by one unified purpose)

bullheadedness; obstinacy; obstinance; pigheadedness; self-will; stubbornness (resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires)

stiffness (firm resoluteness in purpose or opinion or action)

sturdiness (resoluteness evidenced by strength of character)

steadiness (freedom from wavering or indecision; constancy of resolve or conduct)

steadfastness (steadfast resolution)

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