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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, borrowed from Old French stabilité, from Latin root of stabilitas (firmness, steadfastness), from stabilis (steadfast, firm).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /stəˈbɪlɪti/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪlɪti

NounEdit

stability (countable and uncountable, plural stabilities)

  1. The condition of being stable or in equilibrium, and thus resistant to change.
    Antonym: instability
  2. The tendency to recover from perturbations.

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