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stability

noun sta·bil·i·ty \stə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

: the quality or state of something that is not easily changed or likely to change

: the quality or state of something that is not easily moved

: the quality or state of someone who is emotionally or mentally healthy

plural sta·bil·i·ties

Full Definition of STABILITY

1
:  the quality, state, or degree of being stable: as
a :  the strength to stand or endure :  firmness
b :  the property of a body that causes it when disturbed from a condition of equilibrium or steady motion to develop forces or moments that restore the original condition
c :  resistance to chemical change or to physical disintegration
2
:  residence for life in one monastery
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Examples of STABILITY

  1. the country's political and economic stability
  2. Test the platform for stability before using it.
  3. There are some questions about the applicant's mental stability.

First Known Use of STABILITY

14th century
STABILITIES Defined for Kids

stability

noun sta·bil·i·ty \stə-ˈbi-lə-tē\
plural sta·bil·i·ties

Definition of STABILITY for Kids

:  the condition of being reliable or unlikely to change suddenly or greatly
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stability

noun sta·bil·i·ty \stə-ˈbil-ət-ē\
plural sta·bil·i·ties

Medical Definition of STABILITY

:  the quality, state, or degree of being stable <emotional stability> <chemical stability>

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