Definition and Meanings for fastness
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Part of Speech of fastness
Etymology of fastness
Meaning of fastness
as noun, adjective
- the state of being fast and firm; firmness; fixedness; security; faithfulness.
- a fast place; a stronghold; a fortress or fort; a secure retreat; a castle; as, the enemy retired to their fastnesses in the mountains.
- conciseness of style.
- the state of being fast or swift.