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  1. self-consistentadjective

    not self-contradictory

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  1. self-consistent

    Self-consistent refers to an idea, theory, system, or argument that is logically coherent and does not contradict itself. Its various elements, parts, or principles mutually support and confirm each other. In different disciplines, it could mean: - Physics: A set of equations is referred to as self-consistent if the solution to the equations does not change when substituted back into the original equations. - Mathematics: A set is referred to as self-consistent if it does not lead to any contradictions under its operations. - Philosophy or logical reasoning: An hypothesis or a theory is self-consistent if it doesn't contradict itself under its own principles and assumptions.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-consistent in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-consistent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of self-consistent in a Sentence

  1. Dante Lauretta:

    Everything was self-consistent and suggested a lot of centimeter-scale particles, probably concentrated in the equator, and I was really envisioning kind of a beach that went all the way around the asteroid in equatorial regions.

  2. Paul Feyerabend:

    Knowledge is not a series of self-consistent theories that converges toward an ideal view; it is rather an ever increasing ocean of mutually incompatible (and perhaps even incommensurable) alternatives, each single theory, each fairy tale, each myth that is part of the collection forcing the others into greater articulation and all of them contributing, via this process of competition, to the development of our consciousness.


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