stability

Stability is the quality of being unchanging. You know you should be congratulated on your commitment to stability when you’ve lived in the same place your whole life.

Stability is often used to describe buildings or structures that won't collapse or fall down. Good tires will help you maintain stability on snowy or icy roads. You can use the word more figuratively for a safe environment or a healthy mental state. Financial and political stability are to be desired. Hopefully you will provide your children stability and love. When you have violent outbursts, people began to doubt your mental stability.

Definitions of stability
  1. noun
    the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
    synonyms: stableness
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    Antonyms:
    instability, unstableness
    the quality or attribute of being unstable and irresolute
    type of:
    firmness, steadiness
    the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place
  2. noun
    a stable order (especially of society)
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    Antonyms:
    instability
    an unstable order
    type of:
    order
    established customary state (especially of society)
  3. noun
    the quality of being enduring and free from change or variation
    synonyms: constancy
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    Antonyms:
    changefulness, inconstancy
    the quality of being changeable and variable
    types:
    invariance
    the nature of a quantity or property or function that remains unchanged when a given transformation is applied to it
    metastability
    the quality of a physical system that persists in its existing equilibrium when undisturbed (or only slightly disturbed) but able to pass to a more stable equilibrium when sufficiently disturbed
    monotony
    constancy of tone or pitch or inflection
    type of:
    changelessness, unchangeability, unchangeableness, unchangingness
    the quality of being unchangeable; having a marked tendency to remain unchanged
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