Origin of instability
Examples from the Web for instability
Paul will argue that such military force does little to combat the issues at the heart of instability.
The elections brought instead of stability, instability to Afghanistan,” said this official, “and it will never end.Kabul Airport Attack Comes as Pakistani Fighters Join Afghan Taliban|Sami Yousafzai|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Our unpopular and unending interventions in the Middle East brought nothing but instability.
Russians are buying up London property as a way to protect their money against the instability at home.
That would be a recipe not just for Ukrainian instability but for instability and upheaval throughout the entire region.
In every way I have been taught my weakness, my instability, and my unfitness for the world.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 7 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Texas, resenting the instability of Creole government, separated from the Mexican States after a devastating war.Mexico|Charles Reginald Enock
But never before had I realized so fully what the instability of all earthly greatness means.Three Months Abroad|Anna Vivanti
The instability of the element, however, on which they fought, prevented them from using their weapons with effect.The Evil Eye; Or, The Black Spector|William Carleton
There was much depth in your statement of the present instability being consequent upon the stagnation of three hundred years.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 2|Elizabeth Bisland
noun plural -ties
early 15c., from Middle French instabilite "inconstancy," from Latin instabilitatem (nominative instabilitas) "unsteadiness," from instabilis "unsteady," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + stabilis (see stable (2)).