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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality of not being easily moved, freed or separated. Also: a fortified or secure place.

Usage examples (37)
  • They depended upon the fastness of the fort for their safety.
  • Noun : a mountain fastness. ,the fastness of democratic institutions
  • But fastness is nothing unless you have accuracy too.
  • Between their mountain fastness and the dearly loved spring lay the host of the Philistines; but their love for their leader feared no enemies. for more
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