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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others.

Usage examples (38)
  • The difficulty is, of course, as we have seen in the German case, to reach agreement in a given moment on whether a fundamental disequilibrium is prevalent.
  • Webster calls disequilibrium “a state of emotional or intellectual imbalance.”
  • On Wednesday, he accused prosecutors of creating "disequilibrium" in the justice system by making "political use" of the courts.
  • This means we are in a permanent state of monetary disequilibrium which is reflected in unstable exchange rates. for more
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