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stability

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noun sta·bil·i·ty \stə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Simple Definition of stability

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stability

plural

stabilities

  1. 1 :  the quality, state, or degree of being stable: asa :  the strength to stand or endure :  firmnessb :  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 conditionc :  resistance to chemical change or to physical disintegration

  2. 2 :  residence for life in one monastery

Examples of stability in a sentence

  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.



14th Century

First Known Use of stability

14th century


STABILITY Defined for Kids

stability

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noun sta·bil·i·ty \stə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Definition of stability for Students

plural

stabilities

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




Medical Dictionary

stability

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noun sta·bil·i·ty \stə-ˈbil-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of stability

plural

stabilities

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





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