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
But memory experts say inconsistencies are common and understandable in sexual assault cases.
Griffin had fretted over the Cavaliers’ maddening inconsistency in the second half of the regular season, but the team found its stride in the playoffs and swept Indiana and Toronto in the first two rounds.
Griffin had fretted over the Cavaliers' maddening inconsistency in the second half of the regular season, but the team found its stride in the playoffs and swept Indiana and Toronto in the first two rounds.
His final season at U of L proved to be a lot like his previous campaigns, with fits of inconsistency.
In political-debate clubs and at the Corner Room diner, on campus, the young Ulbricht fixated on the ostensible inconsistencies in how the U.S. government determined what was, and was not, legal.
That is also leading to inconsistency in what people see, since some businesses had already started posting the calorie counts in anticipation of the previous deadline.
Ole Miss points out inconsistencies in his story in the response to the NCAA.
In an audio recording of the Monday meeting, McClure told commissioners that the financial tracking inconsistencies had an impact of about $40,000 to $60,000 from the shelter’s bottom line.
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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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