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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fikst]
    • /fɪkst/
    • /ˈfɪk.sɪd.li/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fikst]
    • /fɪkst/

Definitions of fixedly word

  • adjective fixedly fastened, attached, or placed so as to be firm and not readily movable; firmly implanted; stationary; rigid. 1
  • adjective fixedly rendered stable or permanent, as color. 1
  • adjective fixedly set or intent upon something; steadily directed: a fixed stare. 1
  • adjective fixedly definitely and permanently placed: a fixed buoy; a fixed line of defense. 1
  • adjective fixedly not fluctuating or varying; definite: a fixed purpose. 1
  • adjective fixedly supplied with or having enough of something necessary or wanted, as money. 1

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Origin of fixedly

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at fix, -ed2

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Parts of speech for Fixedly


fixedly popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 69% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fixedly usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fixedly

adv fixedly

  • strongly — with great strength or force: wind blowing strongly from the west.
  • thoroughly — in a thorough manner or degree; completely and carefully: We will review the data thoroughly.
  • hard — not soft; solid and firm to the touch; unyielding to pressure and impenetrable or almost impenetrable.
  • fast — moving or able to move, operate, function, or take effect quickly; quick; swift; rapid: a fast horse; a fast pain reliever; a fast thinker.
  • inflexibly — not flexible; incapable of or resistant to being bent; rigid: an inflexible steel rod.

adverb fixedly

  • intently — firmly or steadfastly fixed or directed, as the eyes or mind: an intent gaze.
  • earnestly — serious in intention, purpose, or effort; sincerely zealous: an earnest worker.
  • directly — in a direct line, way, or manner; straight: The path leads directly to the lake.
  • durably — In a durable manner.
  • enduringly — In an enduring manner or fashion; such as to endure.

Antonyms for fixedly

adv fixedly

  • indefinitely — not definite; without fixed or specified limit; unlimited: an indefinite number.
  • weakly — weak or feeble in constitution; not robust; sickly.
  • flexibly — capable of being bent, usually without breaking; easily bent: a flexible ruler.
  • movability — capable of being moved; not fixed in one place, position, or posture.
  • changeably — liable to change or to be changed; variable.

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