Definition of inconsistency
1 : an instance of being inconsistent
2 : the quality or state of being inconsistent
Examples of inconsistency in a Sentence
Police noticed inconsistency in his two statements.
Customers have been complaining about the inconsistency in the quality of service they have received.
The team's biggest problem has been inconsistency: it has played well at times, but at other times it has played very poorly.
There is some inconsistency in her argument.
Careful editing of the entire text has eliminated inconsistencies of style.
We noted a major inconsistency in his story.
Recent Examples of inconsistency from the Web
The case has very little forensic evidence, and the defense will try to point out inconsistencies in Constand's story.
But the injuries and inconsistency at running back took an equal toll, something the Seahawks hope the signing of Lacy will help solve.
By defending Charles Murray, and not Taylor, the media has shown some revealing inconsistencies in its concerns about free speech.
There's one glaring inconsistency, though: the song sounds as close to New York underground hip-hop as Timberland boots and Pelle Pelle leather.
One of the problems with the rotation, a team strength last season, has been the inconsistency of Danny Salazar.
If starting pitching has been the biggest source of inconsistency and disappointment through the first quarter, shaky defense rates a close second.
The offense has kept the Mets (20-26) afloat, while injuries and inconsistencies have sunk the team’s pitching staff to the statistical bottom of the major leagues.
So the difficulty for developers, then, is the inconsistency of user experience across browsers and operating systems.
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First Known Use of inconsistency
INCONSISTENCY Defined for Kids
Definition of inconsistency for Students
1 : the quality or state of not being in agreement or not being regular The team's biggest problem is inconsistency.
2 : something that is not in agreement or not regular There are inconsistencies in her story.
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