[dis-ee-kwuh-lib-ree-uh m, dis-ee-]
lack of equilibrium; imbalance.
anxiety, vulnerability, weakness, fluctuation, uncertainty, insecurity, volatility, oscillation, alternation, immaturity, vacillation, hesitation, pliancy, disquiet, unsteadiness, inquietude, wavering, fluidity, precariousness, irresolution
Origin of disequilibrium
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Historical Examples of disequilibrium
Nothing exists save by virtue of disequilibrium, of injustice.Decadence and Other Essays on the Culture of Ideas
Remy de Gourmont
To that abstention, the disequilibrium of Italian political life, from first to last, is largely due.The Liberation of Italy
Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
a loss or absence of equilibrium, esp in an economy
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Loss or lack of stability or equilibrium.
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