verb (used with object), de·sta·bi·lized, de·sta·bi·liz·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM destabilizede·sta·bi·li·za·tion, noun
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This process could have led to the water getting warmer, destabilizing the adjacent ice sheet.Large-scale changes in Earth’s climate may originate in the Pacific|Gloria Dickie|October 8, 2020|Science News
The current challenges around cloud migration focus on application readiness, risk of destabilizing the legacy environment, cost implications, and security implications of different cloud technologies.
In the past, carbon dioxide from fires would be reabsorbed when plants regrew in subsequent years, but 2019’s fire emissions rose, potentially destabilizing that balance.What wildfires in Brazil, Siberia, and the US West have in common|Lili Pike|September 17, 2020|Vox
Zuri Williams said the disruption destabilized Zora Williams’ academic career.When a Calculus Class Abruptly Became Ceramics at Lincoln High|Scott Lewis|September 16, 2020|Voice of San Diego
They believe that every detainee has actively resisted and is part of an organization whose sole aim is to “destabilize the situation in the country.”
The lies are just the latest attempt to destabilize a fractured country.Iraqi Insurgents Circulate the Lie That They Killed the Judge in Saddam’s Trial|Michael Newton|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I believe that Iranian TV wishes to destabilize my family, who live in a small town.
Now they are in Donetsk region, many paid by Yanukovych, who is still dreaming to destabilize life in Ukraine.
A campaign to destabilize the country has escalated rapidly this year.Up to Speed: What’s Happening to Nigeria’s Kidnapped Girls?|Nina Strochlic|May 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Putin will seek to intimidate, apply pressure and destabilize.Putin Can Take Ukraine Without an Invasion, and Probably Will|Jamie Dettmer|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To convince the West of the quality of its wares, China demonstrates its capacity to destabilize in various corners of the world.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin