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[self-kuh n-sis-tuh nt, self-]
  1. consistent with oneself or itself.
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Origin of self-consistent

First recorded in 1675–85
Related formsself-con·sis·ten·cy, nounself-con·sis·tent·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for self-consistent

Historical Examples

  • God is His own motive, and His self-revelation in act must always be self-consistent.

    The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 1

    A. Maclaren

  • In this each one of them is self-consistent, and they are all consistent with one another.

    Who Wrote the Bible?

    Washington Gladden

  • The spirit in question was not altogether clear and self-consistent.

  • Her answers are clear and self-consistent, and seem to have been little, if at all, distorted by the recorder.

  • He was all of one piece—sincere and self-consistent—a type of the nineteenth-century American at his best.

    Cyrus Hall McCormick

    Herbert Newton Casson