equipoise

[ ee-kwuh-poiz, ek-wuh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF equipoise

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Even on the mornings when he felt ill, if he set to work he recovered his equipoise.

The mind became soured and morose, and lost much of its equipoise.

These and the retracted head and neck adjust the equipoise of the body.

I am positive it will agitate his equipoise to a protracted extent.

Lockwood started and for a moment he almost lost his equipoise.

The balance or equipoise of parts in the human body is of two sorts, viz.

Now, the first of these laws is the equipoise of functions; that is, the equality of associates.

By this false idea of an indifference of equipoise the Molinists were much embarrassed.

Sir Charles needed a moment or two after he had set down to recover his equipoise.

The yard is slung nearly in the middle, or upon an equipoise.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, a contraction of the phrase equal poise (1550s); see equal (adj.) + poise (n.).

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