Definition of inconsistent
- inconsistent statements
- an inconsistent argument
- inconsistent equations
- inconsistent inequalities
Customers have been complaining about the inconsistent service they have received.
The pain has been inconsistent.
Her grades have been inconsistent this school year.
Their descriptions of the accident were inconsistent.
The results of the two experiments were inconsistent.
The decision was inconsistent with the company's policy.
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capricious, changeable, changeful, fickle, flickery, fluctuating, fluid, inconstant, mercurial, mutable, skittish, temperamental, uncertain, unpredictable, unsettled, unstable, unsteady, variable, volatile;
up in the air;
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