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Noun: stability  stu'bi-li-tee
  1. The quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
    - stableness
     
  2. A stable order (especially of society)
     
  3. The quality of being enduring and free from change or variation
    "early mariners relied on the stability of the trade winds";
    - constancy

Derived forms: stabilities

See also: constant, inconstant

Type of: changelessness, firmness, order, steadiness, unchangeability, unchangeableness, unchangingness

Antonym: instability

Encyclopedia: Stability