- (pathology) A slackening or arrest of the blood current, due not to a lessening of the heart’s beat, but to some abnormal resistance of the capillary walls.
- Inactivity; a freezing, or state of motionlessness.
- His company was sized for growth, not stasis.
- (inactivity): stability
- (inactivity): movement
a wise passiveness, abeyance, abidingness, apathy, catalepsy, catatonia, changelessness, constancy, contemplation, contemplative life, deadliness, deathliness, do-nothing policy, do-nothingism, do-nothingness, dormancy, durability, durableness, duration, endurance, entropy, equilibrium, equipoise, firmness, fixedness, frozenness, hardening, idleness, immobility, immovability, immovableness, immutability, inaction, inactivity, indifference, indolence, inertia, inertness, invariability, invariableness, inveteracy, laissez-aller, laissez-faire, laissez-faireism, languor, lastingness, latency, long standing, lotus-eating, meditation, neutralism, neutrality, neutralness, noninvolvement, nonparticipation, nonresistance, nonviolence, nonviolent resistance, pacifism, paralysis, passive resistance, passive self-annihilation, passiveness, passivism, passivity, permanence, permanency, perpetualness, persistence, persistency, poise, policy, procrastination, quiescence, quietism, rigidity, solidity, stability, stagnancy, stagnation, standing, standpattism, steadfastness, suspense, torpor, unchangeability, unchangingness, vegetation, vis inertiae, vita contemplativa, waiting game, watching and waiting
- IPA: /ˈsteɪsɪs/