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in·con·sis·ten·cy

 (ĭn′kən-sĭs′tən-sē)
n. pl. in·con·sis·ten·cies
1. The state or quality of being inconsistent.
2. Something inconsistent: many inconsistencies in your proposal.

inconsistency

(ˌɪnkənˈsɪstənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. lack of consistency or agreement; incompatibility
2. an inconsistent feature or quality
3. (Logic) logic
a. the property of being inconsistent
b. a self-contradictory proposition

in•con•sist•en•cy

(ˌɪn kənˈsɪs tən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the quality or condition of being inconsistent.
2. something that is inconsistent: a report full of inconsistencies.
Often, in`con•sist′ence.
[1640–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inconsistency - the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time
contradictoriness - the relation that exists when opposites cannot coexist
2.inconsistency - the quality of being inconsistent and lacking a harmonious uniformity among things or parts
nonuniformity - the quality of being diverse and interesting
consistence, consistency - a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts

inconsistency

noun
1. unreliability, instability, unpredictability, fickleness, unsteadiness His worst fault was his inconsistency.

inconsistency

noun
A marked lack of correspondence or agreement:
Translations
nedůslednostneslučitelnost
inkonsekvensuforenelighed
következetlenség
ósamkvæmni
tutarsızlık

inconsistency

[ˌɪnkənˈsɪstənsɪ] N
1. (= inconsistent nature) [of behaviour] → carácter m contradictorio or incongruente; [of statement, account, evidence, policy] → falta f de coherencia
his worst fault is his inconsistencysu peor defecto es que es un inconsecuente
2. (= contradiction) → contradicción f

inconsistency

[ˌɪnkənˈsɪstənsi] n
[person] → inconséquence f
[work] → irrégularité f
[discipline, regulations] → manque m de constance
(= conflict) → contradiction f
inconsistency between
the inconsistency between his political and his religious beliefs → la contradiction entre ses croyances politiques et religieuses
(in statement, evidence)contradiction f
the inconsistencies in his evidence → les contradictions dans son témoignage

inconsistency

n
(= contradictoriness)Widersprüchlichkeit f, → Ungereimtheit f; the inconsistencies in his evidencedie Widersprüche in seiner Aussage
(= unevenness: of work, in quality etc)Unbeständigkeit f

inconsistency

[ˌɪnkənˈsɪstnsɪ] n
a. (of actions) → contraddizione f, incoerenza; (of work) → irregolarità
b. (of statement) → incongruenza

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).

inconsistency

n. inconsistencia.
References in classic literature ?
In the beginnings of literature and philosophy, amid the first efforts of thought and language, more inconsistencies occur than now, when the paths of speculation are well worn and the meaning of words precisely defined.
If there be inconsistencies and errors, let the blame fall not upon John Carter, but rather upon my faulty memory, where it belongs.
Its inconsistencies, contradictions, and falsehood struck her from the very first.
Beneath these superficial inconsistencies, the great heart, the essentially true and generous nature of the woman, only waited the sufficient occasion to assert themselves.
Follies and nonsense, whims and inconsistencies, DO divert me, I own, and I laugh at them whenever I can.
Lacson said there were 'inconsistencies' in the BuCor chief's answers regarding the case of Sanchez.
Ra Medical Systems stated: "In the fourth quarter of 2018 and first quarter of 2019, Ra Medical experienced inconsistencies in its DABRA catheter manufacturing process, due to issues controlling the temperature of the oven used in that process, which had an adverse impact on revenue during the fourth quarter of 2018 and the first half of 2019.
In a statement, Speaker of the Assembly, Honourable Abdulmumini Kamba maintained that it declined to confirm Justice Karatu as Chief Judge due to alterations and inconsistencies in her credentials.
Yesterday, shares fell nearly 10% at 1,104p after Metro said that the Prudential Regulation Authority unit of the Bank of England had helped to "identify potential inconsistencies in certain loans".
ISLAMABAD -- A gender audit of Pakistan's labour laws has found that they do not create an enabling working environment for women and suffer from inconsistencies in the definitions of labour and labour rights, among other problems.
State prosecutors noticed inconsistencies in the defense of the accused police officers facing trial for the murder of 17-year-old Kian delos Santos.