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instability

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
instabilityin‧sta‧bil‧i‧ty /ˌɪnstəˈbɪləti/ AWL noun (plural instabilities) [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 UNCERTAINwhen a situation is not certain because there is the possibility of sudden change opp stability 🔊 the instability of the market 🔊 political instability in the region2 MIMENTALLY ILLmental problems that are likely to cause sudden changes of behaviourunstable 🔊 nervous instability
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instabilityHer mental instability led her to commit these crimes.There are fears that political instability in the region will lead to civil war.
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