What does stability mean?

Definitions for stability
stəˈbɪl ɪ tista·bil·i·ty

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. stability(Noun)

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

    Etymology: from stabilité, from root of stabilitas, from stabilis

  2. stability(Noun)

    The tendency to recover from perturbations

    Etymology: 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

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. stability

    A quality implying a ship's capacity to bear every motion of the sea.

Editors Contribution

  1. stability

    The act, fact and quality of being stable.

    The stability of the nation was important to everyone around the globe.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

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

How to pronounce stability?

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    Karen
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How to say stability in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stability in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of stability in a Sentence

  1. Masoud Barzani:

    We have proved that we are factors of stability, so what we do through a referendum is prevent that upcoming instability. We want to cut any possibility of bloodshed in the future.

  2. Eleni Demertzis:

    While the Rauners are passionate donors to our schools, individual contributions will never be enough to address the financial challenges facing CPS, it would be helpful if CPS officials came to Springfield and joined in serious good faith discussions about the long-term stability of all of our schools.

  3. Zhang Chunxian:

    South Xinjiang is the central battleground for fighting terrorism and threats to stability.

  4. Sheikh Yahya:

    We want stability to remain.

  5. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi:

    The launch of navigation in the new waterway ... surpasses the achievement of economic or political goals, as it highlights a humane goal that achieves dignity, justice and stability to the Egyptian people in a modern and democratic country.

Images & Illustrations of stability

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