instability

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in- + stability

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Singular
instability

Plural
instabilities

  1. (uncountable) Instability is the condition of not being stable, which can make things uncertain or unsafe.
    The high levels of instability in the market are scaring investors.
    The death of the king has led to political instability there.
    The instability of the old bridge makes it dangerous for heavy vehicles to cross.

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