self-con·​sis·​tent ˌself-kən-ˈsi-stənt How to pronounce self-consistent (audio)
: having each part logically consistent with the rest

Word History

First Known Use

1651, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-consistent was in 1651

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“Self-consistent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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