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inconsistent

in·con·sist·ent

inconsistent

 
 
pronunciation:
In kn sIs tnt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not following a regular pattern; variable.
The results of the repeated experiments were inconsistent and gave little support to the researchers' claim.She is talented but her performances are inconsistent in quality.
synonyms:
changeable, erratic, inconstant, variable, volatile
antonyms:
consistent, exact
similar words:
fickle, irregular, mercurial, spotty, uncertain, uneven, unpredictable, unstable
definition 2: not following logically; contradictory.
an action inconsistent with the stated policy
synonyms:
conflicting, contradictory, incompatible, incongruous
antonyms:
compatible, consistent
similar words:
irreconcilable, irregular
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derivation: inconsistently (adv.)