Equipoise

Definition of Equipoise

E´qui`poise
n.1.Equality of weight or force; hence, equilibrium; a state in which the two ends or sides of a thing are balanced, and hence equal; state of being equally balanced; - said of moral, political, or social interests or forces.
The means of preserving the equipoise and the tranquillity of the commonwealth.
- Burke.
Our little lives are kept in equipoise
By opposite attractions and desires.
- Longfellow.
2.Counterpoise.
The equipoise to the clergy being removed.
- Buckle.

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