firmness vs soundness what difference

what is difference between firmness and soundness

English

Etymology

firm +‎ -ness

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈfɝmnəs/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɜːmnəs/
  • Hyphenation: firm‧ness

Noun

firmness (countable and uncountable, plural firmnesses)

  1. The state of being firm
    1. security; steadfastness; good grip
    2. strictness; mental strength
      • France, for the first time since the death of Charlemagne, was governed by a prince of great firmness and ability.
    3. physical durability; rigidness (of material)

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References

  • firmness in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


English

Etymology

From sound +‎ -ness

Noun

soundness (countable and uncountable, plural soundnesses)

  1. (uncountable) The state or quality of being sound.
  2. (countable) The result or product of being sound.
  3. (logic) The property (of an argument) of not only being valid, but also of having true premises.
  4. (logic) The property of a logical theory that whenever a wff is a theorem then it must also be valid. Symbolically, letting T represent a theory within logic L, this can be represented as the property that whenever



    T

    ϕ


    {\displaystyle T\vdash \phi }

    is true, then




    T

    ϕ


    {\displaystyle T\vDash \phi }

    must also be true, for any wff φ of logic L.

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