Definitions for stabilitystəˈbɪl ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stability, stableness(noun)

    the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast

  2. stability(noun)

    a stable order (especially of society)

  3. constancy, stability(noun)

    the quality of being enduring and free from change or variation

    "early mariners relied on the constancy of the trade winds"


  1. stability(Noun)

    The condition of being stable or in equilibrium, and thus resistant to change

  2. stability(Noun)

    The tendency to recover from perturbations

  3. Origin: from stabilité, from root of stabilitas, from stabilis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stability(adj)

    the state or quality of being stable, or firm; steadiness; firmness; strength to stand without being moved or overthrown; as, the stability of a structure; the stability of a throne or a constitution

  2. Stability(adj)

    steadiness or firmness of character, firmness of resolution or purpose; the quality opposite to fickleness, irresolution, or inconstancy; constancy; steadfastness; as, a man of little stability, or of unusual stability

  3. Stability(adj)

    fixedness; -- as opposed to fluidity

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stability' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4186

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stability' in Nouns Frequency: #1743

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mario Draghi:

    We won't tolerate prolonged deviations from price stability.

  2. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    This election will be for continuity of stability and trust.

  3. The Chinese Defense Ministry:

    This is an added positive factor for regional peace and stability.

  4. Georgian Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili:

    It will serve regional security, peace and stability in the region.

  5. Euromonitor International:

    This growth is highly dependent on the safety and stability in Tunisia.

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