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in·con·sis·tent

 (ĭn′kən-sĭs′tənt)
adj.
1. Displaying or marked by a lack of consistency, especially:
a. Not regular or predictable; erratic: inconsistent behavior.
b. Lacking in correct logical relation; contradictory: inconsistent statements.
c. Not in agreement or harmony; incompatible: an intersection inconsistent with the road map.
2. Mathematics Not solvable for the unknowns by the same set of values. Used of two or more equations or inequalities.

in′con·sis′tent·ly adv.

inconsistent

(ˌɪnkənˈsɪstənt)
adj
1. lacking in consistency, agreement, or compatibility; at variance
2. containing contradictory elements
3. irregular or fickle in behaviour or mood
4. (Mathematics) maths Also: incompatible (of two or more equations) not having one common set of values of the variables: x + 2y = 5 and x + 2y = 6 are inconsistent
5. (Logic) logic (of a set of propositions) enabling an explicit contradiction to be validly derived
ˌinconˈsistently adv

in•con•sist•ent

(ˌɪn kənˈsɪs tənt)

adj.
1. marked by incompatability of elements: an inconsistent story.
2. not in agreement with each other: inconsistent claims.
3. not consistent in standards or behavior.
[1640–50]
in`con•sist′ent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inconsistent - displaying a lack of consistency; "inconsistent statements cannot both be true at the same time"; "inconsistent with the roadmap"
variable - liable to or capable of change; "rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable"; "variable winds"; "variable expenses"
consistent - (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable; "testimony consistent with the known facts"; "I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR
2.inconsistent - not capable of being made consistent or harmonious; "inconsistent accounts"
irreconcilable, unreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; "irreconcilable differences"
3.inconsistent - not in agreement
incongruous - lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness; "a plan incongruous with reason"; "incongruous behavior"; "a joke that was incongruous with polite conversation"

inconsistent

inconsistent

adjective
1. Lacking consistency or regularity in quality or performance:
3. In sharp opposition:
Logic: repugnant.
4. Made up of parts or qualities that are disparate or otherwise markedly lacking in consistency:
Translations
غَيْر ثابِت، مُتَغَيِّرغَيْر مُتوافِق، غَيْر مُنْسَجِممُتَضَارِبٌ
nedůslednýnestálýodporujícíproměnlivý
inkonsekventinkonsistentmodstridende
epäjohdonmukainen
nedosljedan
következetlennem következetes
ójafn, misjafnósamkvæmur
一貫性のない
일관성이 없는
nenuoseklumasnenuoseklusnesuderinamasnetolygusprieštaraujantis
nekonsekventsnepastāvīgsnesavienojamsnestabilspretrunīgs
vrtkavý
neskladennestanoviten
inkonsekvent
ไม่สม่ำเสมอ
tutarsızaykırıbirbirine ters düşendeğişkenistikrarsız
không thống nhất

inconsistent

[ˌɪnkənˈsɪstənt] ADJ
1. (= erratic) [person] → inconsecuente, voluble; [quality, work, performance] → irregular, desigual; [behaviour, policies] → contradictorio, incongruente
2. (= contradictory) [actions] → inconsecuente; [statement, account, evidence] → contradictorio
to be inconsistent with sth (= contradict) → contradecir algo, no concordar con algo; (= not correspond with) → no encajar con algo, no concordar con algo

inconsistent

[ˌɪnkənˈsɪstənt] adj
[behaviour, person, organization] → inconséquent(e)
to be inconsistent with sth (= not in keeping with) → être en contradiction avec qch
His behaviour is inconsistent with Hindu values → Son comportement est en contradiction avec les valeurs hindoues.
[statement] → qui présente des contradictions
to be inconsistent → présenter des contradictions
inconsistent with → en contradiction avec
(= sometimes good, sometimes bad) [team, performer] → irrégulier/ière

inconsistent

adj
(= contradictory) action, speechwidersprüchlich, ungereimt; to be inconsistent with somethingzu etw im Widerspruch stehen, mit etw nicht übereinstimmen
(= uneven, irregular) workunbeständig, ungleich; personinkonsequent; but you’re inconsistent, sometimes you say …aber da sind Sie nicht konsequent, manchmal sagen Sie …; recently we or our performances have been inconsistentin letzter Zeit schwanken unsere Leistungen

inconsistent

[ˌɪnkənˈsɪstnt] adj (contradictory, action) → contraddittorio/a, incoerente; (uneven, work) → irregolare, non costante
his actions were inconsistent with his principles → le sue azioni non erano coerenti con i suoi principi
that is inconsistent with what you told me earlier → questo è in contraddizione con quanto mi avevi riferito prima

inconsistent

(inkənˈsistənt) adjective
1. (often with with) contradictory in some way; not in agreement. What you're saying today is quite inconsistent with the statement you made yesterday.
2. changeable, eg in standard. His work is inconsistent.
ˌinconˈsistency noun
(plural inconˈsistencies).

inconsistent

مُتَضَارِبٌ nedůsledný inkonsekvent widersprüchlich άστατος contradictorio epäjohdonmukainen incohérent nedosljedan inconsistente 一貫性のない 일관성이 없는 inconsistent inkonsekvent niezgodny inconsistente непостоянный inkonsekvent ไม่สม่ำเสมอ tutarsız không thống nhất 不一致的

inconsistent

a. inconsistente.
References in classic literature ?
Meg stopped there, remembering all of a sudden that she hadn't made up her mind, that she had told `her John' to go away, and that he might be overhearing her inconsistent remarks.
He was, I had discovered, parsimonious about small expenditures-- a trait absolutely inconsistent with his general character.
It was so feeble and inconsistent a culmination to the beautiful scenery they had passed through, so hopeless and imbecile a conclusion to the preparation of that long picturesque journey, with its glimpses of sylvan and pastoral glades and canyons, that, as the coach swept down the last incline, and the remorseless monotony of the dead level spread out before them, furrowed by ditches and indented by pits, under cover of shielding their cheeks from the impalpable dust that rose beneath the plunging wheels, they buried their faces in their handkerchiefs, to hide a few half-hysterical tears.
But, then, my conduct is so inconsistent with my profession, I don't wonder you reprove me.
I please myself with imagining a State at last which can afford to be just to all men, and to treat the individual with respect as a neighbor; which even would not think it inconsistent with its own repose if a few were to live aloof from it, not meddling with it, nor embraced by it, who fulfilled all the duties of neighbors and fellow men.
Then conscience granted a truce, and these curiously inconsistent pirates fell peacefully to sleep.
He did nothing reluctantly, no matter how disagreeable; always at his post, never inconsistent.
Was it new for any thing in this world to be unequal, inconsistent, incongruousor for chance and circumstance (as second causes) to direct the human fate?
I cannot possibly countenance any such inconsistent proceeding," chimed in the Dowager Ingram.
I call such conduct as this inconsistent and unbecoming in the last degree.
It was an inconsistent and ubiquitous fiend too, for, while it was making the whole night behind him dreadful, he darted out into the roadway to avoid dark alleys, fearful of its coming hopping out of them like a dropsical boy's-Kite without tail and wings.
said Tiffey, laying his hand upon my arm, and shutting up both his eyes as he shook his head: 'if you had been in the Commons as long as I have, you would know that there is no subject on which men are so inconsistent, and so little to be trusted.