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English noun: fastness

1. fastness (attribute) a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens

SamplesThe project advanced with gratifying speed.

Synonymsspeed, swiftness

Broader (hypernym)pace, rate

Narrower (hyponym)execution speed, graduality, gradualness, haste, hastiness, hurriedness, hurry, precipitation

Attributefast, slow

2. fastness (attribute) the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment

Synonymsfixedness, fixity, fixture, secureness

Broader (hypernym)immovability, immovableness

Narrower (hyponym)lodgement, lodging, lodgment


3. fastness (artifact) a strongly fortified defensive structure


Broader (hypernym)defence, defense, defensive structure

Narrower (hyponym)bastion, blockhouse, citadel, donjon, dungeon, hold, keep, redoubt

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