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1. inconsistent

adjective. ['ˌɪnkənˈsɪstənt'] displaying a lack of consistency.

Synonyms

  • self-contradictory
  • discrepant
  • incompatible
  • scratchy
  • variable
  • spotty
  • unconformable
  • contradictory
  • uneven
  • at odds
  • unreconciled

Antonyms

  • consistent
  • accordant
  • congenial
  • matched

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Words that Rhyme with Inconsistent

  • self-consistent
  • nonexistent
  • resistant
  • persistent
  • insistent
  • existent
  • assistant
  • distant

How do you spell inconsistent? Is it inconsistant ?

A common misspelling of inconsistent is inconsistant

Example sentences of the word inconsistent


1. Noun, singular or mass
This erratic operation leads to welds that are non uniform and inconsistent.

2. Adjective
Defrosting beef in the microwave causes inconsistent thawing and may melt some of the fat in the meat.

Quotes containing the word inconsistent


1. She cast her fragrance and her radiance over me. I ought never to have run away from her... I ought to have guessed all the affection that lay behind her poor little stratagems. Flowers are so inconsistent! But I was too young to know how to love her...
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

2. Real life is messy, inconsistent, and it's seldom when anything ever really gets resolved. It's taken me a long time to realize that.
- Alan Moore, Watchmen

3. The fossil record implies trial and error, the inability to anticipate the future, features inconsistent with a Great Designer (though not a Designer of a more remote and indirect temperament.)
- Carl Sagan, Cosmos

2. inconsistent

adjective. ['ˌɪnkənˈsɪstənt'] not capable of being made consistent or harmonious.

Synonyms

  • irreconcilable

Antonyms

  • same
  • harmonious

3. inconsistent

adjective. ['ˌɪnkənˈsɪstənt'] not in agreement.

Synonyms

  • discrepant

Antonyms

  • unopposed
  • explicable
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