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[self-kuh n-sis-tuh nt, self-] /ˈsɛlf kənˈsɪs tənt, ˌsɛlf-/
consistent with oneself or itself.
Origin of self-consistent
First recorded in 1675-85
Related forms
self-consistency, noun
self-consistently, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • (C) That if He is so, and if His will is self-consistent, all natural causation must needs appear to us 'mechanical.'

    Thoughts on Religion George John Romanes
  • God is His own motive, and His self-revelation in act must always be self-consistent.

  • It is self-consistent and yet inconsistent with the consistency of the kosmos and its norm of being which is consciousness.

    The Mystery of Space Robert T. Browne
  • In this each one of them is self-consistent, and they are all consistent with one another.

    Who Wrote the Bible? Washington Gladden
  • On the whole the chronology of Beowulf is self-consistent, but there are one or two discrepancies which do not admit of solution.

    Beowulf R. W. Chambers
  • The spirit in question was not altogether clear and self-consistent.

  • Now, what is true and self-consistent in the case of science in its own sphere is equally so in the case of morality.

    Evolution Frank B. Jevons
  • Under such an assumption, it is only necessary that the constructions which follow shall be self-consistent.

    The Mystery of Space Robert T. Browne
  • But in the divine plan this manifoldness of service constitutes a self-consistent and harmonious whole.

    Companion to the Bible E. P. Barrows
  • It matters little that a thing shall be self-consistent; it matters much whether it is consistent with the universal standard.

    The Mystery of Space Robert T. Browne

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