inconsistency

inconsistency
I noun antilogy, antinomy, capriciousness, changeableness, contradiction, contradictoriness, contrariety, deviation, difference, disaccord, disagreement, discord, discordance, discordancy, discrepancy, disparity, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, dissonance, divergence, diversity, fitfulness, flightiness, inapplicability, inappropriateness, incompatibility, incongruity, incongruousness, inconsonance, inconstancy, inconstantia, inequality, inharmony, instability, lack of accord, mercurialness, mutabilitas, nonconformity, unconformity, unlikeness, unsteadiness, unsuitableness, vacillation, variance, volatility, want of harmony II index antipode, conflict, contradiction, contrary, controversy (argument), deviation, difference, disaccord, discrepancy, exception (exclusion), incongruity, inconsequence, inequality, irregularity, nonconformity, paradox, specialty (distinctive mark)

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  • Inconsistency — In con*sist en*cy, n.; pl. {Inconsistencies}. [Cf. F. inconsistance.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being inconsistent; discordance in respect to sentiment or action; such contrariety between two things that both can not exist or be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inconsistency — (n.) 1640s, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + CONSISTENCY (Cf. consistency). Related: Inconsistencies …   Etymology dictionary

  • inconsistency — [in΄kən sis′tən sē] n. 1. the quality or state of being inconsistent 2. pl. inconsistencies an inconsistent act, remark, etc.: Also inconsistence …   English World dictionary

  • inconsistency — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ serious ▪ glaring ▪ apparent ▪ internal ▪ Researchers have found that internal inconsistencies in hospital case notes are common …   Collocations dictionary

  • inconsistency — [[t]ɪ̱nkənsɪ̱stənsi[/t]] inconsistencies 1) N UNCOUNT (disapproval) If you refer to someone s inconsistency, you are criticizing them for not behaving in the same way every time a similar situation occurs. His worst fault was his inconsistency …   English dictionary

  • inconsistency — in|con|sis|ten|cy [ˌınkənˈsıstənsi] n plural inconsistencies 1.) [U] when someone keeps changing their behaviour, reactions etc so that other people become confused ≠ ↑consistency 2.) [U and C] a situation in which two statements are different… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inconsistency — UK [ˌɪnkənˈsɪstənsɪ] / US noun Word forms inconsistency : singular inconsistency plural inconsistencies 1) [countable] something that does not match something else There were some inconsistencies in his story. 2) [uncountable] the state of being… …   English dictionary

  • inconsistency — noun 1 (U) changes in someone s behaviour or reactions that make their ideas, wishes etc unclear: Inconsistency in management creates unnecessary anxieties among the workforce. 2 (countable usually plural) two statements that cannot both be true… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • inconsistency — paslankumas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Fiziologinis ir psichinis paslankumas, pasireiškiantis nevienodu nervinių procesų ar emocijų greičiu, svyravimu. kilmė lot. labilis – nepastovus, siūbuojantis, netvirtas atitikmenys …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • inconsistency — Want of harmony or accord. The quality of being inconsistent. Want of harmony between two clauses of an instrument, as where there are conflicting descriptions in a deed of the property conveyed. 23 Am J2d Deeds § 237. Repugnancy in a pleading;… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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