self-con·​sis·​ten·​cy ˌself-kən-ˈsi-stən(t)-sē How to pronounce self-consistency (audio)
: the quality or state of being self-consistent

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1652, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-consistency was circa 1652

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“Self-consistency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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