Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality or state of being stable, or firmly established; stability.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being stable, or firmly established; stability.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state, character, or property of being stable, in any sense of the word.

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

  • n. the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast

Etymologies

stable +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • maybe i have it all wrong, because i could never be in her shoes, but it seems like she's missing out and sacrificing her youth for 'stableness'. when rushed might not be all too stable in the long run.

    Archive Monday: In My Shoes

  • Preferably, for your own sense of truthiness and stableness, several times a day.

    Norman Lear: I Must Confess

  • But permit me to say that if there is any one thing in earth that I owe for my stableness in that which is right, it is my having been immediately under the good influences of Emerson Institute and its earnest teachers.

    The American Missionary — Volume 50, No. 9, September, 1896

  • I recognised at once that the poem was fraught with a pathos as magnificent as anything in the whole range of classic literature -- and also that this pathos had that touch of stableness in sorrow which we associate, and rightly associate, with the classics.

    The Adventure of Living : a Subjective Autobiography

  • If the brain is not rested and the emotions satisfied by the relationships in the home, a feverish unrest, a nervous irritability, a futile search supplant the calmness of spirit, stableness of reactions and depth of contentment which must be long continued to become a habit of mind.

    The Social Emergency Studies in Sex Hygiene and Morals

  • Winthrop said nothing, for his thoughts were busy with that image of sweet self-guidance which he had never known to be unsteady or fail; and which, he knew, referred all its strength and all its stableness to the keeping of another hand.

    The Hills of the Shatemuc

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  • It also features a lighter core, but still delivers that easy jib feel, backed by added pop and increased stableness.

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