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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"

    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

    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

    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.

    castle, citadel, fort, fortification, fortress, stronghold

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fastness(n.)

    fort, fortress, stronghold, fortified place

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  • trwałośćPolish
  • цитадель, твердыня, оплот, крепостьRussian

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