Associations to the word «Consistent»


CONSISTENT, adjective. Of a regularly occurring, dependable nature.
CONSISTENT, adjective. Compatible, accordant.
CONSISTENT, adjective. (logic) Of a set of statements, such that no contradiction logically follows from them.
CONSISTENT, noun. (in the plural) (rare) Objects or facts that are coexistent, or in agreement with one another.
CONSISTENT, noun. In the history of the Eastern Orthodox Church, a kind of penitent who was allowed to assist at prayers, but could not be admitted to receive the holy sacrament.

Dictionary definition

CONSISTENT, adjective. (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable; "testimony consistent with the known facts"; "I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR.
CONSISTENT, adjective. Capable of being reproduced; "astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained".
CONSISTENT, adjective. Marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts; "a coherent argument".
CONSISTENT, adjective. The same throughout in structure or composition; "bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product".

Wise words

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Joseph Conrad