(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
capable of being reproduced
"astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained"
coherent, consistent, logical, ordered(adj)
marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
"a coherent argument"
the same throughout in structure or composition
"bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product"
Objects or facts that are coexistent, or in agreement with one another.
In the history of the Eastern Orthodox Church, a kind of penitent who was allowed to assist at prayers, but could not be admitted to receive the holy sacrament.
of a regularly occurring, dependable nature
Of a set of statements, such that no contradiction logically follows from them.
possessing firmness or fixedness; firm; hard; solid
having agreement with itself or with something else; having harmony among its parts; possesing unity; accordant; harmonious; congruous; compatible; uniform; not contradictory
living or acting in conformity with one's belief or professions
Origin: [L. consistens, p. pr.: cf. F. consistant.]
Act and perform always in a fair and accurate manner.
She was always consistent in how she treated each of her children and was respected for it.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'consistent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3182
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'consistent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4087
Rank popularity for the word 'consistent' in Adjectives Frequency: #428
The numerical value of consistent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of consistent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.
This year, we can have someone who has a proven, consistent conservative message, consistent conservative.
It's more important to be consistent, but who cares about consistent, it's more important to be erratic and win.
Only when you give up being consistent will you find the truth! Inconsistency makes you free to discover other roads.
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Translations for consistent
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- непротиворечив, последователен, постояненBulgarian
- consistentCatalan, Valencian
- konzistentní, bezespornýCzech
- konsistent, widerspruchsfreiGerman
- conforme, cohérent, constantFrench
- seasmhachScottish Gaelic
- ellentmondásmentes, konzisztensHungarian
- consistent, consequent, veel voorkomendDutch
- совместимый, последовательныйRussian
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