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inconsistency

[ in-kuhn-sis-tuhn-see ]
/ 藢瑟n k蓹n藞s瑟s t蓹n si /
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noun, plural in路con路sist路en路cies for 2.
the quality or condition of being inconsistent.
an inconsistent thing, action, remark, etc.
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Origin of inconsistency

First recorded in 1640鈥50; in-3 + consistency
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British Dictionary definitions for inconsistency

inconsistency
/ (藢瑟nk蓹n藞s瑟st蓹ns瑟) /

noun plural -cies
lack of consistency or agreement; incompatibility
an inconsistent feature or quality
logic
  1. the property of being inconsistent
  2. a self-contradictory proposition
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