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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.inconsistently - without showing consistency; "he acted inconsistently when he bought these stocks"
consistently, systematically - in a systematic or consistent manner; "they systematically excluded women"
Translations

inconsistently

[ˌɪnkənˈsɪstəntlɪ] ADV
1. (= erratically) [behave] → de forma contradictoria or incongruente or desigual; [work, perform] → de forma irregular
2. (= contradictorily) [argue, reason] → sin congruencia, contradictoriamente

inconsistently

adv
argue, behavewidersprüchlich; he is behaving inconsistently with his beliefssein Verhalten steht im Widerspruch zu seinen Auffassungen
work, performunbeständig, ungleichmäßig
References in classic literature ?
He seemed surprised--very inconsistently so, as he had just told me to go.
By nature and habit the most procrastinating of letter-writers, he now inconsistently opened his desk and took up the pen without a moment's delay.
The self-denying pair had been occupied in coaxing the appetites of some of their sick parishioners, whom they, somewhat inconsistently, tried to keep imprisoned in the flesh, their own appetites being quite forgotten.
She wished inconsistently enough that she could find herself driving rapidly through the streets; she was even anxious to be with some one who, after a moment's groping, took a definite shape and solidified into the person of Mary Datchet.
Her mind was working very quickly, inconsistently and painfully.
To her aunt's surprise, just as she was about to close the envelope Isabel stepped forward, and inconsistently requested leave to add a postscript to the very letter which she had refused to write
They seem, however, to have lost their first aspect of universals under which individuals are contained, and to have been converted into forms of another kind, which are inconsistently regarded from the one side as images or ideals of justice, temperance, holiness and the like; from the other as hypotheses, or mathematical truths or principles.
He acted thus inconsistently, not from any desire to make himself unpleasant, but because of an unconquerable restlessness.
It makes no sense and the fact that rule does not appear to be documented anywhere could lead to it being applied inconsistently.
The appellate court examined whether the Reynolds acted inconsistently with their right to appraisal after FIGA conceded coverage of the loss, noting that appraisal became appropriate at that time.
The FUW said the cuts shows how the industry's voluntary code of practice is being applied inconsistently, with Wiseman giving 30-days notice, as required, and Arla just four days.
Christensen says his constituents also noted that fines were applied inconsistently.