solidity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

solid +‎ -ity, from Middle French solidité, from Latin soliditās.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /səˈlɪdɪti/
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Noun[edit]

solidity (countable and uncountable, plural solidities)

  1. The state or quality of being solid.
    • 1739, David Hume, “Book 1, part 4, section 4”, in Treatise of Human Nature:
      If colours, sounds, tastes, and smells be merely perceptions, nothing we can conceive is possest of a real, continu'd, and independent existence; not even motion, extension and solidity, which are the primary qualities chiefly insisted on.
  2. Moral firmness; validity; truth; certainty.
  3. (geometry) The solid contents of a body; volume; amount of enclosed space.

Synonyms[edit]

(state of being solid): (depending on the meaning of solid)

Antonyms[edit]

(sense of being solid):

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