equipoise equipoise

Definition(s):

  • (n) equality of distribution

Usage(s):

  1. The Abrahamic remark can be understood as an impressive act of political equipoise: being less snarky about Romney's status without letting him totally off the hook.
  2. You have exhibited an equipoise of intelligence, independence and courage ordinarily associated with figures whose distinguished tenure in public service has been an extended one.
  3. Sinatra is the century's musical equipoise, the pivot between the carefully crafted pop of its beginning and the looser, fiercer sounds of its end.

News

  • Greenspan, Bernanke and a Return to Normalcy

    "America’s present need is not heroics, but healing; not nostrums, but normalcy; not revolution, but restoration; not agitation, but adjustment; not surgery, but serenity; not the dramatic, but the dispassionate; not experiment, but equipoise; not submergence in internationality, but sustainment in triumphant nationality." President Warren Harding 1920 One of the themes that I hit in my 2010 ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  1. Indian analyst C. Uday Bhaskar said India's entry into the global nuclear trading club had introduced "a certain degree of strategic equipoise" into Asia.
    on Sep 13, 2008 By: Bhaskar Source: AFP

  2. ...like a cross between a pharmacist and Victor Conte Jr., the founder of BALCO, Canseco wrote that Giambi should have taken a lower dose of testosterone, then "balance it with a ripping agent, like Winstrol or Deca or Equipoise."
    on Feb 11, 2005 By: Jose Canseco Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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