Meaning of STABILITY in English



the ability to withstand force or stress without alteration of position and without material change

the structural stability of the bridge

Synonyms: firmness, security, soundness, stableness, steadiness, strength

Related Word: dependability, durability, reliability; solidity, solidness, sturdiness; cohesion, toughness

Contrasted words: insecurity, undependability, unreliability, unsoundness, unsteadiness; weakness

Antonyms: instability, unstability

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