Firm and Steady


Firm adjective - Fully committed to achieving a goal.
Usage example: asked him to reconsider, but he was firm in his commitment to the project

Steady is a synonym for firm in stable topic. In some cases you can use "Steady" instead the word "Firm" as an adjective or a verb or a noun or an adverb, when it comes to topics like secure, activity, purpose, quality. popular alternative

Nearby Words: firming, firmness, firmly, firmed


Steady adjective - Worthy of one's trust.
Usage example: a quiet but steady man who is one of the pillars of the community

Firm is a synonym for steady in stable topic. You can use "Firm" instead the word "Steady" as an adjective or a verb or a noun or an adverb, if it concerns topics such as activity, characteristic, purpose, property. popular alternative

Both words in one sentence

  • Caustic Critic Lovecraft, as well as firm believer that, with a few exceptions, the horror/weird fiction field has been a steady drop downhill since the Gentleman of Providence.
  • Discworld / Going Postal Chekhov's Gun: Early on, Moist notes how people assume someone with a firm handshake and a steady gaze is honest, and how easy those are to fake.
  • Discworld / Going Postal When Moist meets Reacher Gilt, he sees right through Gilt's facade by recognizing the man as having the firm handshake and steady gaze of a Consummate Liar who's practiced for years.
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