View synonyms for solidity


[ suh-lid-i-tee ]


  1. the state, property, or quality of being solid.
  2. firmness and strength; substantialness:

    an argument with little solidity.

  3. strength of mind, character, finances, etc.
  4. Obsolete. the amount of space occupied by a solid body; volume.

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Other Words From

  • unso·lidi·ty noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of solidity1

1525–35; < Latin soliditās, equivalent to solid ( us ) solid + -itās -ity

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Example Sentences

He argued that matter — the solidity from which physical objects are constructed — was in fact nothing more than a bunch of “holes” in the vacuum of space.

It depends on the solidity of your gender category which I don’t have.

It’s fitting that, rather than flaunt the solidity of marble and bronze, Schultz’s memorials appear as wispy and fragile as American unity.

Payne’s early career turbulence stands in stark opposition to the solidity he now offers his team during the resurgence of his career.

They also raise questions about the solidity of a market that can be so easily swayed, especially as retail investors increasingly flock to cryptocurrencies.

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Edward, also an Empire orphan, born in Malaysia, could be the solidity she needs.

The weight and heft of a Bible, its solidity, itself implies eternity.

Mrs. Madoff may have thought the name conveyed solidity and a smattering of glamour.

It has a huge ivy-covered tower and its interior gives every evidence of the age-lasting solidity of the English churches.

Goethe's poem is more interesting because of the greater solidity of the characters, and because of the more closely knitted plot.

The continuity which the surface seems to have, and the apparent solidity of the ball are, then, pure illusions.

Does not every reform suppose that God did not know how at the start to give His religion the required solidity and perfection?

No words can picture the majestic solidity of these three distinct masses of building.


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