"stability" Definition

  1. a. 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. a. 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. a. Fixedness; -- as opposed to fluidity.

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Position in dictionary: 94239 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., a.,
Words that start with "stability": 1
Words that end with "stability": 4
Words that contain "stability": 4
Next words in dictionary: stable, stable stand, stableboy, stabled, stableman
Previous words in dictionary: stabilitate, stabiliment, stabbingly, stabbing, stabber

English Dictionary Definition of stability

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