[ dis-i-kwil-uh-breyt, dis-ee-kwuh-lahy-breyt ]
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verb (used with object),dis·e·quil·i·brat·ed, dis·e·quil·i·brat·ing.
  1. to put out of equilibrium; unbalance: A period of high inflation could disequilibrate the monetary system.

Origin of disequilibrate

First recorded in 1895–1900; dis-1 + equilibrate

Other words from disequilibrate

  • dis·e·quil·i·bra·tion, noun

Words Nearby disequilibrate

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How to use disequilibrate in a sentence

  • The incident served to disequilibrate, as one might say, the two discussions on Wilmot and Abyssinia.

    Jaffery | William J. Locke