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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Loss or lack of stability or equilibrium.

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  • n. the loss of equilibrium or stability, especially due to an imbalance of forces

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An imperfect equilibrium, as of intellectual and moral faculties.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others


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dis- +‎ equilibrium


  • Classically trained professionals and laypeople alike offered similar explanations for why people fell sick: the body's four humors had been thrown out of balance, causing one or more of these fluids to be in disequilibrium with the others.

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • 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.

    Lessons from International Monetary Experience in 1969

  • The new editor of the AER is Robert Clower, a UCLA professor who is widely known as a disequilibrium theorist and interpreter or reinterpreter of Keynes.

    Economic Principals

  • Now, once you get all those factors, which are long-running historical forces, and you put them all together, you get a very disjointed, dis - -- a region in disequilibrium, which is what the Middle East is now.

    Passion for Islam: Shaping the Modern Middle East: The Egyptian Experience

  • Webster calls disequilibrium “a state of emotional or intellectual imbalance.”

    Navigating the Winds of Change

  • On Wednesday, he accused prosecutors of creating "disequilibrium" in the justice system by making "political use" of the courts.

    Berlusconi Survives Key Vote

  • You would expect a few embarrassing simplifications, but there are none--the argument is airtight, and Médaille leaves almost nothing out I wish he had addressed the mid-twentieth century economist Joseph Schumpeter, who coined the phrase "creative destruction," and reworkd classical economics to account for "disequilibrium" and the dominance of large firms.

    The Vocation of Business

  • Such an excess, either way, may be regarded as a sign of disequilibrium - a disequilibrium which is perfectly possible, even in a barter economy. 11

    John R. Hicks - Prize Lecture

  • This means we are in a permanent state of monetary disequilibrium which is reflected in unstable exchange rates.


  • It is rumoured that Ronaldo is so good at diving because he was born with disequilibrium which is a type of disease which makes people fall frequently.



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    April 17, 2009