a condition in which opposing forces are equal to one another <when participating in any dangerous sport, one should maintain an equipoise between fearless boldness and commonsense caution>
a force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective <her frugality is a much-needed equipoise to her husband's spendthrift ways> Synonyms balance
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