instability instability  /ˌɪn stə ˈbɪ lɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an unstable order
  2. (n) unreliability attributable to being unstable
  3. (n) a lack of balance or state of disequilibrium
  4. (n) the quality or attribute of being unstable and irresolute

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Usage(s):

  1. Poor work ethic in national labor force; Policy instability; Government instabilitycoups; Crime and theft; Corruption; Tax regulations; Tax rates; Inflation.
  2. The third car had a stabilizer fin on top, which did nothing to cure the Dymaxion's acute instability in crosswinds.
  3. Poor work ethic in national labor force; Policy instability; Government instabilitycoups; Crime and theft; Corruption; Tax regulations; Tax rates; Inflation.

News

  1. Delmarva Braces For Severe Weather

    DELMARVA - Threats of High winds, rain and a possibility of hail sent many straight to the grocery store Thursday morning. "The big change in temperatures on either side adds a lot of instability in the
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WMDT Salisbury

  2. Cool Then Sun Then Thunderstorms

    This evening there is some weak instability in the Cascades and further east meaning we could hear a little thunder, but once the sun sets the threat for thunderstorms goes with it. Tomorrow will be more of the same with a slight chance for thunder late in the afternoon and evening along and east of … Continue reading »
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls

  3. Arena Management Fee Key to Phoenix Coyotes Future in Arizona

    The quagmire that is the Phoenix Coyotes could become deeper. This four-year saga of franchise instability continues with no end in sight. At the same time, the Glendale, Arizona City Council appears in no mood to open its wallet and assist those who wish to cut a favorable arena management deal with the city. The ultimate purpose of such an agreement is to keep the Coyotes in the Phoenix market ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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Quotes

  1. "Compensation practices at some banking organizations have led to misaligned incentives and excessive risk-taking, contributing to bank losses and financial instability," Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said today in a statement. "The Federal...
    on Oct 22, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Bloomberg

  2. "Everywhere you turn, it is the policy of Iran to foment instability and chaos, no matter the strategic value or cost in the blood of innocents - Christians, Jews and Muslims alike," Gates said in a keynote address at an international security...
    on Dec 7, 2007 By: Robert Gates Source: USA Today

  3. "I had opportunities, but I just made some unforced errors, which were really uncharacteristic," said Djokovic, who shook his head while walking to the net to hug Safin. "Safin has his ups and downs, and is known for his mental instability in...
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Novak Djokovic Source: USA Today

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