What is another word for equilibrium?

152 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ˌiːkwɪlˈɪbɹi͡əm], [ ˌiːkwɪlˈɪbɹi‍əm], [ ˌiː_k_w_ɪ_l_ˈɪ_b_ɹ_iə_m]

Equilibrium is a state of balance or stability where forces or energies are in equal proportion. There are several synonyms that can be used in place of the word equilibrium. One of which is balance, which can be defined as a state of stability, where things are equal on both sides. Another synonym for equilibrium is steadiness, which suggests a state of being consistently maintained over a period of time. Other synonyms include poise, which implies a state of mental and emotional stability, and calmness, which describes a state of tranquillity and peace. Lastly, composure is another synonym that suggests a state of calmness and self-control, even in challenging situations.

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What are the opposite words for equilibrium?

Equilibrium is commonly defined as a state of balance or stability between opposing forces or actions. The antonyms for the word "equilibrium" describe the absence of balance or stability. Some of the antonyms for equilibrium include chaos, imbalance, instability, unevenness, disarray, and turbulence. Chaos suggests complete disorder and confusion, whereas imbalance refers to the lack of equality between opposing forces. Instability implies a state of being easily disrupted, and unevenness suggests irregularity or inconsistency. Disarray describes a condition of disorder or confusion, while turbulence suggests a state of strong and unpredictable agitation or disturbance. Using the antonyms of equilibrium can help in creating a strong contrast between stability and disorder in your writing.

Usage examples for Equilibrium

The canon awoke, took a pinch of snuff and offered his snuff-box to the General; this restored his equilibrium, and we resumed our game.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse
Well suppose you're feeling all the time that one little thing more, one little word or some one coming in or a window breaking-anything will upset the equilibrium of everything?
"Fortitude"
Hugh Walpole
The glorious revolution has decided the long struggle of the previous century; the main outlines of the British Constitution are irrevocably determined; the political system is in harmony with the great political forces, and the nation has settled, as Carlyle is fond of saying, with the centre of gravity lowest, and therefore in a position of stable equilibrium.
"English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century"
Leslie Stephen

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