Definition of stability in English:


Syllabification: sta·bil·i·ty
Pronunciation: /stəˈbilitē


The state of being stable: there are fears for the political stability of the area
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  • Preserving their own economic stability in the medium term is the best any countries can now hope for.
  • My Government will maintain its key commitment to economic stability and growth.
  • He has junked safety and economic stability for the average citizen and pursued his own aims.
firmness, solidity, steadiness, strength, security, safetybalance of mind, mental health, sanity, normality, soundness, rationality, reason, sensesteadiness, firmness, solidity, strength, durability, lasting nature, enduring nature, permanence, changelessness, invariability, immutability, indestructibility, reliability, dependability


Middle English: from Old French stablete, from Latin stabilitas, from stabilis 'stable'.

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