Student Thesaurus

One entry found for equipoise.
Entry Word: equipoise
Function: noun
Text: 1 a condition in which opposing forces are equal to one another <when participating in any dangerous sport, one should maintain an equipoise between fearless boldness and commonsense caution> -- see BALANCE 1
2 a force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective <her frugality is a much-needed equipoise to her husband's spendthrift ways> -- see COUNTERBALANCE