inconsistency

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

in·con·sis·ten·cy

noun \ˌin-kən-ˈsis-tən(t)-sē\

Definition of INCONSISTENCY

1
:  an instance of being inconsistent
2
:  the quality or state of being inconsistent

Examples of INCONSISTENCY

  1. Police noticed inconsistency in his two statements.
  2. Customers have been complaining about the inconsistency in the quality of service they have received.
  3. The team's biggest problem has been inconsistency: it has played well at times, but at other times it has played very poorly.
  4. There is some inconsistency in her argument.
  5. Careful editing of the entire text has eliminated inconsistencies of style.
  6. We noted a major inconsistency in his story.

First Known Use of INCONSISTENCY

1647

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