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Synonyms for fastness
ˈfæst nɪs, ˈfɑst-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. speed, swiftness, fastness(noun)

    a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens

    "the project advanced with gratifying speed"

    Synonyms:
    stronghold, swiftness, stop number, secureness, fixture, speeding, upper, velocity, speed, f number, fixity, pep pill, fixedness, focal ratio, amphetamine, hurrying

  2. fastness, fixedness, fixity, fixture, secureness(noun)

    the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment

    Synonyms:
    stronghold, swiftness, fixing, secureness, mend, reparation, stationariness, fixture, immutability, habitue, immutableness, speed, fixity, fixedness, mending, regular, repair, unalterability, fix, immobility

  3. stronghold, fastness(noun)

    a strongly fortified defensive structure

    Synonyms:
    stronghold, fixity, speed, fixture, fixedness, secureness, swiftness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fastness

    Fortification is the general word for any artificial defensive work; a fortress is a fortification of especial size and strength; a fortress is regarded as permanent, and is ordinarily an independent work; a fort or fortification may be temporary; a fortification may be but part of a defensive system; we speak of the fortifications of a city. A citadel is a fortification within a city, or the fortified inner part of a city or fortress, within which a garrison may be placed to overawe the citizens, or to which the defenders may retire if the outer works are captured; the medieval castle was the fortified residence of a king or baron. Fort is the common military term for a detached fortified building or enclosure of moderate size occupied or designed to be occupied by troops. The fortifications of a modern city usually consist of a chain of forts. Any defensible place, whether made so by nature or by art, is a fastness or stronghold.

    Synonyms:
    castle, citadel, fort, fortification, fortress, stronghold

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fastness(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fort, fortress, stronghold, fortified place

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  • trwałośćPolish
  • цитадель, твердыня, оплот, крепостьRussian

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