part of speech: noun

Sentence from text: the country's political and economic stability

Definition 1: the quality, state, or degree of being stable: such as a: the strength to stand or endure : FIRMNESS b: the property of a body that causes it when disturbed from a condition of equilibrium or steady motion to develop forces or moments that restore the original condition c: resistance to chemical change or to physical disintegration 2: residence for life in one monastery

Synonyms: firmness, soundness, strength, sturdiness

Antyonyms: weak, insecurity, instability, precariousness, shakiness, unstableness, unsteadiness

Other forms of word: stabilities

My sentence: Test the stage for stability before putting the equipment on there!

My sketch: anchor

First known use: 14th century

History and Etymology: none