Antonyms of noun equilibrium

1 of 4 senses of equilibrium

Sense 1
equilibrium -- (a stable situation in which forces cancel one another)
       Antonym of disequilibrium (Sense 1)
      => disequilibrium -- (loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun equilibrium

4 senses of equilibrium

Sense 1
equilibrium -- (a stable situation in which forces cancel one another)
       => situation, state of affairs -- (the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt)

Sense 2
chemical equilibrium, equilibrium -- (a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates)
       => chemical reaction, reaction -- ((chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water")

Sense 3
balance, equilibrium, equipoise, counterbalance -- (equality of distribution)
       => structure, construction -- (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons")

Sense 4
equilibrium, labyrinthine sense, vestibular sense, sense of balance, sense of equilibrium -- (a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head)
       => proprioception -- (the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts)

2021, Cloud WordNet Browser