HyperDic: stability

English > 3 senses of the word stability:
NOUNattributestability, stablenessthe quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
statestabilitya stable order (especially of society)
attributestability, constancythe quality of being enduring and free from change or variation
stability > pronunciation
Soundsstahbih'lihtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > stability: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast.
Synonymstableness
Broadersteadiness, firmnessThe quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place
Oppositeinstability, unstablenessThe quality or attribute of being unstable and irresolute
Spanishestabilidad
Catalanestabilitat
Adjectivesstablefirm and dependable
English > stability: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA stable order (especially of society).
BroaderorderEstablished customary state (especially of society)
OppositeinstabilityAn unstable / unstable / unstable order
Spanishestabilidad
Catalanestabilitat
English > stability: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being enduring and free from change or variation.
Synonymconstancy
Attributesconstantsteadfast in purpose or devotion or affection
inconstantlikely to change frequently often without apparent or cogent reason
NarrowerinvarianceThe nature of a quantity or property or function that remains unchanged when a given transformation is applied to it
metastabilityThe quality of a physical system that persists in its existing equilibrium when undisturbed (or only slightly disturbed) but able to pass to a more stable equilibrium when sufficiently disturbed
monotonyconstancy of tone or pitch or inflection
Broaderchangelessness, unchangeability, unchangeableness, unchangingnessThe quality of being unchangeable
Oppositeinconstancy, changefulnessThe quality of being changeable and variable
Spanishconstancia
Catalanconstància
Adjectivesstableresistant to change of position or condition
stableshowing little if any change

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