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Princeton's WordNet

  1. systematically, consistentlyadverb

    in a systematic or consistent manner

    "they systematically excluded women"


  1. consistentlyadverb

    In a consistent manner.

  2. consistentlyadverb

    constantly; always.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Consistentlyadverb

    Without contradiction; agreeably.

    Etymology: from consistent.

    The Phœnicians are of this character, and the poet describes them consistently with it: they are proud, idle, and effeminate. William Broome, Notes on the Odyssey, b. vii.


  1. consistently

    Consistently refers to acting or behaving in the same way over a period of time, demonstrating a regular pattern or uniformity. It can also mean persistently or reliably maintaining a set of standards or principles. Consistency is associated with dependability, stability, and predictability.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consistentlyadverb

    in a consistent manner

Editors Contribution

  1. consistentlyadverb

    In a consistent manner.

    They were consistently focused on the sustainable development goals.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 1, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consistently' in Adverbs Frequency: #331

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consistently in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consistently in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of consistently in a Sentence

  1. Pavlo Klimkin:

    Russia very consistently tries to present Ukraine as some kind of radical reality that does not support human rights. We're trying very actively to destroy these efforts by Russia, the atmosphere of tolerance must be preserved so as not to let Russia ... do what it consistently does.

  2. Jim Morekis:

    “From Conrad Aiken to Flannery O’Connor to Midnight, Savannah has always been a literary town. But certainly one of her most consistently excellent—and consistently underrated—writers is the man known as Aberjhani. Known for his nationally published short stories and poetry Aberjhani has received critical acclaim for his ability to encapsulate the Southern black experience in a sensitive and poignant way that’s accessible to readers of any race or region.” --from All That Jazz

  3. Jim Rohn:

    Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.

  4. Aaron Brantly:

    Know you are consistently being exposed [ and ] consistently under threat -- not necessarily through any fault of your own but accidental disclosures by companies or carelessness by companies. It requires us in the modern era to be vigilant consistently.

  5. John Elwood:

    Kennedy was not doctrinaire and was sometimes unpredictable. The outcomes of his decisions weren't consistently pro-business or consistently anti-business. He took every case as it came to him.

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