: condition of adhering together : firmness of material substance
: firmness of constitution or character : persistency
- … the rigid consistency with which he had adhered to its principles …
- —Nathaniel Hawthorne
: degree of firmness, density, viscosity, or resistance to movement or separation of constituent particles
- Boil the juice to the consistency of a thick syrup.
: agreement or harmony of parts or features to one another or a whole : correspondence
: ability to be asserted together without contradiction
- The furnishings and decorations in all the rooms reflect a consistency of style.
: harmony of conduct or practice with profession
- followed her own advice with consistency