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stability

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of stability

  1. 1 the ability to withstand force or stress without being distorted, dislodged, or damaged <the bridge was designed with such great stability that it supposedly will not collapse even under the harshest weather conditions> Synonyms firmness, soundness, strength, sturdiness Related Words dependability, durability, reliability; solidity, solidness; cohesion, toughness Near Antonyms insubstantiality, unsoundness, unsubstantiality; weakness Antonyms insecurity, instability, precariousness, shakiness, unstableness, unsteadiness

  2. 2 the state of continuing without change <the stability of the regime is in jeopardy> Synonyms changelessness, fixedness, immutability, immutableness, invariability, constancy, steadiness, unchangeablenessRelated Words consistency, regularity, sameness, uniformity; durability, enduringness, lastingness, permanenceNear Antonyms aperiodicity, inconsistence, inconsistency, irregularity, unevenness; caducity, evanescence, impermanenceAntonyms capriciousness, changeability, changeableness, fickleness, instability, mutability, unpredictability, unsteadiness, variability, variableness, volatileness, volatility





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