disequilibrium

Definitions of disequilibrium
  1. noun
    loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others
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    Antonyms:
    equilibrium
    a stable situation in which forces cancel one another
    types:
    imbalance, instability, unbalance
    a lack of balance or state of disequilibrium
    type of:
    situation, state of affairs
    the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
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