solidity

[ suh-lid-i-tee ]
/ səˈlɪd ɪ ti /

noun

the state, property, or quality of being solid.
firmness and strength; substantialness: an argument with little solidity.
strength of mind, character, finances, etc.
Obsolete. the amount of space occupied by a solid body; volume.

Origin of solidity

1525–35; < Latin soliditās, equivalent to solid(us) solid + -itās -ity
Related formsun·so·lid·i·ty, noun
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solidity


n.

late 14c., from Middle French solidité or directly from Latin soliditatem (nominative soliditas), from solidus (see solid (adj.)).

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