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used in Brave New World

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a stable situation in which forces are in balance


a person's sense of physical or (more rarely) emotional balance
  • Hers was the calm ecstasy of achieved consummation, the peace, not of mere vacant satiety and nothingness, but of balanced life, of energies at rest and in equilibrium.
    p. 85.8
  • We keep their internal secretions artificially balanced at a youthful equilibrium.
    p. 111.1
  • It has given us the stablest equilibrium in history.
    p. 227.8

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