- Resistance to change, deterioration, or displacement.
- Constancy of character or purpose; steadfastness.
- Reliability; dependability.
An example of stability is a calm, stable life where you don't have wild ups and downs.
Origin of stability
- Middle English, from Old French stabilitÃ©, from Latin root of stabilitas (“firmness, steadfastness"), from stabilis (“steadfast, firm")