disequilibrate

verb

dis·​equil·​i·​brate ˌdis-i-ˈkwi-lə-ˌbrāt How to pronounce disequilibrate (audio)
disequilibrated; disequilibrating; disequilibrates

transitive verb

: to put out of balance
disequilibration noun

Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disequilibrate was in 1891

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Cite this Entry

“Disequilibrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disequilibrate. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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