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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
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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.
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!
He acted thus inconsistently, not from any desire to make himself unpleasant, but because of an unconquerable restlessness.
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.
He entertained me with great kindness, observing me not to look wildly, or talk inconsistently: and, when we were left alone, desired I would give him a relation of my travels, and by what accident I came to be set adrift, in that monstrous wooden chest.
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.
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.
The campaigners say consular protection is inconsistently provided.
A report of the WTO's Appellate Body ruled that the US has repeatedly abused the use of countervailing measures and acted inconsistently with provisions acted inconsistently with the rules of the organization's' rules, which seriously damaged the fairness and equity of international trade environment, the ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
Wendy Hay, defending, earlier said "boundaries" had been "enforced inconsistently" as Smith was growing up.