Unstableness
Unstable Un*sta"ble, a. [Cf. {Instable}.] Not stable; not firm, fixed, or constant; subject to change or overthrow. -- {Un*sta"ble*ness}, n. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

{Unstable equilibrium}. See {Stable equilibrium}, under {Stable}. [1913 Webster]


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  • unstableness — noun see unstable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unstableness — See unstable. * * * …   Universalium

  • unstableness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The quality or condition of being physically unsteady: instability, precariousness, ricketiness, shakiness, unsteadiness, wobbliness. See FLEXIBLE. 2. The quality or condition of being erratic and undependable:… …   English dictionary for students

  • unstableness — n. lack of stability, lack of steadiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unstableness — n. Instability …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • unstableness — un·stableness …   English syllables

  • unstableness — noun the quality or attribute of being unstable and irresolute • Syn: ↑instability • Ant: ↑stableness, ↑stability (for: ↑instability) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • unstable — unstableness, n. unstably, adv. /un stay beuhl/, adj. 1. not stable; not firm or firmly fixed; unsteady. 2. liable to fall or sway. 3. unsteadfast; inconstant; wavering: unstable convictions. 4. marked by emotional instability: an unstable person …   Universalium

  • instability — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. changeableness, unsteadiness, inconstancy. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. inconstancy, changeability, immaturity, mutability, variability, unstableness, nonuniformity, inconsistency, irregularity, imbalance …   English dictionary for students

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