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 for fixedness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fixedness \Fix"ed*ness\, n.
     1. The state or quality of being fixed; stability;
        [1913 Webster]
     2. The quality of a body which resists evaporation or
        volatilization by heat; solidity; cohesion of parts; as,
        the fixedness of gold.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: remaining in place [syn: stationariness, immobility,
      2: the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm
         attachment [syn: fastness, fixedness, fixity,
         fixture, secureness] [ant: looseness]
      3: the quality of being fixed and unchangeable; "the fixedness
         of his gaze upset her" [syn: fixedness, unalterability]

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