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fix·i·ty

 (fĭk′sĭ-tē)
n. pl. fix·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being fixed.
2. Something fixed or immovable.

fixity

(ˈfɪksɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the state or quality of being fixed; stability
2. something that is fixed; a fixture

fix•i•ty

(ˈfɪk sɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties for 2.
1. the state or quality of being fixed; stability; permanence.
2. something that is fixed or permanent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fixity - the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
immovability, immovableness - not capable of being moved or rearranged
lodgement, lodging, lodgment - the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily; "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"
2.fixity - the quality of being incapable of mutation; "Darwin challenged the fixity of species"
unchangeability, unchangeableness, unchangingness, changelessness - the quality of being unchangeable; having a marked tendency to remain unchanged
unalterability - the quality of not being alterable
agelessness - the quality of being timeless and eternal
Translations

fixity

[ˈfɪksɪti] nfixité f

fixity

n (liter) his fixity of purposeseine Zielstrebigkeit
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When the latest affectation faded away, both of us laughed it off; we were still both plenty young, and we were allowed to play dress-up all we wanted before we surrendered to maturity and its fixities.
McMorran C, 2015, "Mobilities and the production of fixities: labour in a Japanese Inn" Mobilities 10 83-99
In opposition to such fixities, Glissant proposes a theory of "relation": He posits difference and diversity as the elements without which it would be impossible to conceive of the "tout-monde," or "all-inclusive world."Relation itself, as deployed by Glissant, might be described as a way of thinking and moving within the tout-monde without suppressing multiplicity and without resorting to the totalizing universals that still underpin Western philosophy and theories of domination.
In our study, it was found that the shape fixities of some [T.sub.g]-SMPUs decreased rapidly after removing external force, and the decrease tendency greatly slowed down after 120 aim and the shape fixity seem to keep constant.
Hillier presents Deleuzean diagrams as agents of transformation and temporary fixities ("stopping points"), as creative means of moving beyond habitus cliche.
Put one way, such an orientation will call into question generally accepted false fixities, whatever other false fixities it may enshrine.
In the Norton edition, the addition of introductions and annotations to each play actually tends to reinstate the fixities that the edition ostensibly rejects.