HyperDic: balanced

English > 1 sense of the word balanced:
ADJECTIVEallbalancedbeing in a state of proper equilibrium
balanced > pronunciation
Rhymescounterbalanced ... unlicensed: 10 rhymes with ahnst...
English > balanced: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningIn a state of proper equilibrium.
  • "the carefully balanced seesaw"
  • "a properly balanced symphony orchestra"
  • "a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history"
  • "a balanced blend of whiskeys"
  • "the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers"
Narrowercounterbalanced, counterpoisedBrought into equipoise by means of a weight or force that offsets another
harmonious, proportionate, symmetricalExhibiting equivalence or correspondence / correspondence among constituents / constituents of an entity or between different entities
poisedmarked by balance or equilibrium and readiness for action
self-balancingOf someone or something that balances himself or itself
stableMaintaining equilibrium
well-balancedIn an optimal state of balance or equilibrium
Oppositeunbalanced, imbalancedBeing or thrown out of equilibrium

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