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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 ?
The fourth point is consistency: for though the subject of the imitation, who suggested the type, be inconsistent, still he must be consistently inconsistent.
The palace of crystal may be an idle dream, it may be that it is inconsistent with the laws of nature and that I have invented it only through my own stupidity, through the old-fashioned irrational habits of my generation.
Unquestionably, such reverend persons, in such a society, must accommodate their manners and their morals to the community in which they live; and if they can occasionally obtain a degree of reverence for their supposed spiritual gifts, are, on most occasions, loaded with unmerciful ridicule, as possessing a character inconsistent with all around them.
His nature, indeed, had many elements quite inconsistent with the usual vague popular conception of him.
When Dionysius heard this he permitted him to take his money with him, but forbid him to continue any longer in Sicily, as being one who contrived means for getting money inconsistent with his affairs.
This book has grown out of an attempt to harmonize two different tendencies, one in psychology, the other in physics, with both of which I find myself in sympathy, although at first sight they might seem inconsistent.
The forms which they assume are numerous, and if taken literally, inconsistent with one another.
He was, I had discovered, parsimonious about small expenditures-- a trait absolutely inconsistent with his general character.
But that man, so heedless of his words, did not once during the whole time of his activity utter one word inconsistent with the single aim toward which he moved throughout the whole war.
According to the testimony of many reputable residents of the vicinity these were inconsistent with any other hypothesis than that the house was haunted.
This was foolish and inconsistent with my previous dread of the light, but what would you have?
From the name of my patron, indeed, I hope my reader will be convinced, at his very entrance on this work, that he will find in the whole course of it nothing prejudicial to the cause of religion and virtue, nothing inconsistent with the strictest rules of decency, nor which can offend even the chastest eye in the perusal.