disequilibrium

noun dis·equi·lib·ri·um \ (ˌ)dis-ˌē-kwə-ˈli-brē-əm , -ˌe-kwə- \
|Updated on: 15 Aug 2018

Definition of disequilibrium

: loss or lack of equilibrium

Examples of disequilibrium in a Sentence

  1. The condition is caused by a disequilibrium in the brain's chemistry.

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First Known Use of disequilibrium

1840

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DISEQUILIBRIUM Defined for English Language Learners

disequilibrium

Definition of disequilibrium for English Language Learners

  • : a loss or lack of balance


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disequilibrium

noun dis·equi·lib·ri·um \ (ˌ)dis-ˌē-kwə-ˈlib-rē-əm, -ˌek-wə- \

medical Definition of disequilibrium

plural disequilibriums or disequilibria play \-rē-ə\
: loss or lack of equilibrium
  • ionic disequilibrium in a resting nerve cell
  • emotional disequilibrium

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