noun, plural sta·bil·i·ties.
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Origin of stability
OTHER WORDS FROM stabilitynon·sta·bil·i·ty, nouno·ver·sta·bil·i·ty, nounself-sta·bil·i·ty, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for stability
Like all geological boundaries, it will take time to find our way to stability.
It also means more economic stability, which helps populations weather a storm—whatever form the next one may take.Malala Yousafzai tells the business community: Education is the best way to guard against future crises|Michal Lev-Ram, writer|September 15, 2020|Fortune
“The plan has added a level of stability and has been a positive for Maine,” he said.Only three of 26 Obamacare-era nonprofit health insurance co-ops will soon remain|lbelanger225|September 6, 2020|Fortune
You want to see this chart flat-lining—a sign of market stability—not climbing.Investors send global stocks higher on vaccine hopes and stimulus goodies—but tech shares continue to lag|Bernhard Warner|September 3, 2020|Fortune
Some 80% of world trade now flows through countries with declining political stability scores, as measured by the World Bank.COVID-19 and climate change expose the dangers of unstable supply chains|matthewheimer|August 27, 2020|Fortune
But that stability can be withdrawn as easily as it was granted.
One specific kind of emergency is at the heart of this, such as when an airplane suffers a loss of stability at night.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The pyramids of Meroe await a day when stability will allow outsiders to peek at a forgotten ancient kingdom.
A Shiite stronghold wrapped in a Sunni explosive belt—not exactly a picture of stability.
Failing to forge lasting stability would leave us, this author and his like-minded aides, to call for a Transitional Council.
In any social movement, then, change and alteration in a new direction must be balanced against the demands of social stability.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Its wealth and stability were also an additional inducement to the kings in granting to the towns their firma burgi.
Their elegance, no less than their stability, betokens the advancement of manners as well as of wealth.
The Unions already aim at ensuring stability of employment through deliberate regulation of trade.
For the most part people went about their business with an entirely irresponsible confidence in the stability of the universe.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells
British Dictionary definitions for stability
noun plural -ties
- the condition of an air or water mass characterized by no upward movement
- the degree of susceptibility of an air mass to disturbance by convection currents