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Burkina Faso had been trying to move on from the stasis of a 27-year dictatorship that ended when street protests forced Blaise Compaoré to resign and go into exile in October 2014.

From Quartz

To get there, they will be put into stasis and tended to by several generations of people called Monitors.

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Being alive means you’re in a state of flux, and if you think of wellness and happiness things you can achieve with the right ingredients and habits, you will be exhausted trying to hang on to stasis.

From Time

Its head is now above water, but it will remain in relative stasis for millions more years, witness to the dinosaurs whose reign is nearly over.

As Steph Curry and the Warriors pulled the rest of the NBA into a modern era of player and ball movement, the Rockets went in the other direction, toward stasis and heliocentrism.

This corrupt bargain results in a decade-long stasis, with far-reaching implications.

Netanyahu has guided Israel to unprecedented international isolation, income disparity, and diplomatic stasis.

They all live in pure stasis, never growing old or really dying, in a place where nothing ever happens.

As to the meat of these reports, what they show over the past six months is that we have entered a realm of stasis.

The age of instant, ubiquitous information and exposure has created a feeling of prolonged stasis and impotence.

Joyce says something of the sort very differently, he is full of technical scholastic terms: "stasis, kinesis," etc.

That, perhaps, is one reason why we come to a period of stasis or retrogression when the time of classical activity is over.

We may be sure, then, that the ideal of ecclesiasticism is not solely responsible for the scientific stasis of the dark age.

Having thus distracted it from the presence of death, he sank back gratefully into a stasis of no-thought.

The action of Veracolate is to bring about a profuse flow of healthy bile which prevents bile stasis.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stasis, such as: antithesis, correspondence, counterbalance, counterpoise, equilibrium, and equipoise.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.