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con·sis·tent

 (kən-sĭs′tənt)
adj.
1. In agreement; compatible: The testimony was consistent with the known facts.
2. Being in agreement with itself; coherent and uniform: a consistent pattern of behavior.
3. Reliable; steady: demonstrated a consistent ability to impress the critics.
4. Mathematics Having at least one common solution, as of two or more equations or inequalities.
5. Holding true as a group; not contradictory: a consistent set of statements.

[Latin cōnsistēns, cōnsistent-, present participle of cōnsistere, to stand still; see consist.]

con·sis′tent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.consistently - in a systematic or consistent manner; "they systematically excluded women"
inconsistently - without showing consistency; "he acted inconsistently when he bought these stocks"

consistently

adverb
In an expected or customary manner; for the most part:
Idioms: as usual, per usual.
Translations
بِصورَة ثابِتَه
důsledně
gennemførtkonsekvent
következetesen
reglulega, meî stöîugum hætti
dôsledne

consistently

[kənˈsɪstəntlɪ] ADV
1. (= regularly) [refuse, deny, oppose, support] → sistemáticamente; [work, perform] → con un nivel de calidad constante
the quality of this product has been consistently high over the last few yearsel nivel de calidad de este producto se ha mantenido durante los últimos años
the rate of inflation has been consistently lowel nivel de inflación se ha mantenido bajo
she has had consistently good marksen general sus notas han sido buenas
he consistently achieved marks of over 90%sus notas estaban habitualmente por encima del 90%
2. (= logically) [argue, behave] → consecuentemente
to act consistentlyobrar con consecuencia

consistently

[kənˈsɪstəntli] adv
(= invariably) [deny, refuse, say] → toujours; [fail] → systématiquement; [high, good] → toujours; [well] → toujours

consistently

adv
argue, behavekonsequent; (= constantly) failständig; refuse, deny, oppose, rejecthartnäckig
(= uniformly)einheitlich, durchweg
(= in agreement)entsprechend (→ with +dat)

consistently

[kənˈsɪstntlɪ] adv (argue, behave, happen) → immancabilmente

consistent

(kənˈsistənt) adjective
1. (often with with) in agreement (with). The two statements are not consistent; The second statement is not consistent with the first.
2. always (acting, thinking or happening) according to the same rules or principles; the same or regular. He was consistent in his attitude; a consistent style of writing.
conˈsistency noun
the consistency of his work.
conˈsistently adverb
His work is consistently good.
References in classic literature ?
He defends both,--and I think, at least, consistently.
Well, I don't like to acknowledge it, Dorcas, but I don't see how I can consistently stick to my doubts in the face of such overwhelming proof as this dog is furnishing.
During the Civil War he as- sisted in the recruiting of colored men for the 54th and 55th Massachusetts Regiments and consistently argued for the emancipation of slaves.
If he would act in this sort of manner, on principle, consistently, regularly, their little minds would bend to his.
You see," said Doctor Manette, turning to him after an uneasy pause, "it is very hard to explain, consistently, the innermost workings of this poor man's mind.
He may have consistently broken them for fifty years, yet this year he will keep them.
She has declared her wish to leave, and has assumed an attitude towards myself and my colleagues which we cannot, consistently with our duty to ourselves and her fellow students, pass over.
I add, too, that all the protection which, consistently with the Constitution and the laws, can be given, will be cheerfully given to all the States when lawfully demanded, for whatever cause-- as cheerfully to one section as to another.
They, therefore, endeavour, and that consistently, to deaden the class struggle and to reconcile the class antagonisms.
But, about three centuries afterwards, the Law decided that in all towns containing a population above ten thousand, the angle of a Pentagon was the smallest house-angle that could be allowed consistently with the public safety.
Primarily, the money consideration influenced him strongly, as the ape was no longer a source of revenue to him, having consistently refused to perform upon the stage after having discovered Tarzan.
The fourth point is consistency: for though the subject of the imitation, who suggested the type, be inconsistent, still he must be consistently inconsistent.