consist in

phrasal verb
consisted in; consisting in; consists in

Definition of consist in

formal
: to have (something) as an essential or main part Happiness consists in being satisfied with what you have.

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“Consist in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consist%20in. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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