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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being incapable of mutation; The quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment.

Usage examples (38)
  • Darwin challenged the fixity of species
  • We connect the idea of fixity with the mountains, but they seem to me to be continually pirouetting with each other, -- exchanging or entirely losing their identity.
  • Human artifices such as fixity and certainty are a big bore to the immortals.
  • They depend on the degree of fixity of the substance. for more
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