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Noun
The state of being shaky or unstable in construction or structure
“He cited a section of the report that highlighted the instability of the bridge's structural system.”
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Lack of security, steadiness or reliability
“I don't see another stock market crash, but I do see instability in the markets ahead.”
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A state of constant or regular change
“Hawtrey held that excessive instability in the rate of interest led to instability in monetary expenditure.”
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The state or fact of not being evenly balanced
“One would expect the difference in export instability between the two groups of countries to be largely attributable to differences in the explanatory variables discussed above.”
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A tendency to behave in an unpredictable or volatile manner
“He is unbalanced, and that mental instability makes him a danger to himself and to others.”
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A state of (typically public) dissatisfaction, disturbance, or agitation
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The act of imperiling, or the state of being imperiled
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The state of having a serious mental illness
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The quality of being transient, temporary, brief or fleeting
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A poor or faulty adjustment, especially of a mechanism
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Instability
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The property by virtue of which a material is fractured without appreciable deformation by the application of load
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Something at which someone or something is substandard
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A departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically an unwelcome one
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Uncertainty, doubt, insecurity
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A sensation of whirling and a tendency to fall or stagger
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