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Definition of Consistency

Consistency

  1. The condition of standing or adhering together, or being fixed in union, as the parts of a body; existence; firmness; coherence; solidity.
  2. A degree of firmness, density, or spissitude.
  3. That which stands together as a united whole; a combination.
  4. Firmness of constitution or character; substantiality; durability; persistency.
  5. Agreement or harmony of all parts of a complex thing among themselves, or of the same thing with itself at different times; the harmony of conduct with profession; congruity; correspondence; as, the consistency of laws, regulations, or judicial decisions; consistency of opinions; consistency of conduct or of character.

Consistency Quotations

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Maya Angelou

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Oscar Wilde

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
Henry David Thoreau

Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.
Aldous Huxley
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Consistency Translations

consistency in Dutch is consequentie, gevolg
consistency in German is Folgerichtigkeit, Zusammensetzung
consistency in Italian is coerenza
consistency in Swedish is konsekvens, konsistens

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