[in-kuh n-sis-tuh n-see]
- the quality or condition of being inconsistent.
- an inconsistent thing, action, remark, etc.
Origin of inconsistency
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Examples from the Web for inconsistence
All which I mention purely to salve that inconsistence, 45 of the levity of dancing with the gravity of divine worship.
An inconsistence of which the antients had no idea; since, on that occasion, they almost constantly joined dancing to singing.
- lack of consistency or agreement; incompatibility
- an inconsistent feature or quality
- the property of being inconsistent
- a self-contradictory proposition
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Word Origin and History for inconsistence
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