Fastness

Definition of Fastness

Fast´ness
n.1.The state of being fast and firm; firmness; fixedness; security; faithfulness.
All . . . places of fastness [are] laid open.
- Sir J. Davies.
2.A fast place; a stronghold; a fortress or fort; a secure retreat; a castle; as, the enemy retired to their fastnesses in the mountains.
3.Conciseness of style.
4.The state of being fast or swift.

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acceleration, deceleration, execution speed, fast, graduality, gradualness, haste, hastiness, hurriedness, hurry, pace, precipitation, rate, retardation, slow, slowing, speed, swiftness
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