Definition of disequilibrium
: loss or lack of equilibrium
Examples of disequilibrium in a Sentence
The condition is caused by a disequilibrium in the brain's chemistry.
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But the practices made possible by the post-1970 rules have contributed to institutional disequilibrium, destabilizing the Constitution’s design by inciting a dangerous expansion of presidential power.
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DISEQUILIBRIUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disequilibrium for English Language Learners
: a loss or lack of balance
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