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soundness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Soundness  \Sound"ness\,  n. 
  The  quality  or  state  of  being  sound;  as  the  soundness  of 
  timber,  of  fruit,  of  the  teeth,  etc.;  the  soundness  of 
  reasoning  or  argument;  soundness  of  faith. 
 
  Syn:  Firmness;  strength;  solidity;  healthiness;  truth; 
  rectitude. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  soundness 
  n  1:  a  state  or  condition  free  from  damage  or  decay  [ant:  {unsoundness}] 
  2:  the  quality  of  being  prudent  and  sensible  [syn:  {wisdom},  {wiseness}] 
  3:  the  firmness  and  tone  of  healthy  tissue:  "his  muscle 
  firmness"  [syn:  {firmness}] 




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