Reliability in withstanding pressure, force, or stress
For the great plan of conquering Canada, Pitt chose young and ardent officers, with Amherst, distinguished for steadiness and self-control, as their commander-in-chief.
The sultriness was present, along with the calm steadiness of her blue gaze.
It is remarkable only for the bad conduct of the British dragoons and the steadiness of the infantry.
In ordinary machinery S=about 32; in machinery for fine purposes Sfrom 50 to 60; and when great steadiness is required S=from 100 to 150.
Meade, who, besides steadiness and ability, possessed the confidence of Lincoln and Halleck which Hooker had lacked.