Meaning of STABILITY in English


n. Function: noun

the ability to withstand force or stress without alteration of position and without material change FF1C; the structural stability of the bridge FF1E;

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

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

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

Antonyms: instability, unstability

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.