Definition of 'inconsistency'
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Either way the inconsistency is the problem. The Sun (2016)He admitted many changes and inconsistencies in his accounts over the years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is losses against each of the bottom four sides that have highlighted an annoying inconsistency. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There appear to be inconsistencies in the way some of the allegations have emerged. Times, Sunday Times (2016)International relations are fraught with contradictions and inconsistencies. A Rock and a Hard Place (1994)Other inconsistencies were apparent in interim reports of his score and the team total. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is not the only apparent inconsistency. Times, Sunday Times (2014)British defence policy was consistent only in its apparent inconsistency. The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990)He admitted that the accusers and their families displayed inconsistencies in their evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But inconsistencies in the evidence have raised questions. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Both the initial trial and the appeal hearing appeared to gloss over quite serious inconsistencies in the evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are far too many inconsistencies. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At least you cannot fault him for inconsistency, as he kept to those standards all game. The Sun (2007)The informants' accounts were riddled with inconsistencies and contradictions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)At a time of so much contradictory evidence and inconsistency, he is not the only one. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It could draw attention to the commitment, highlighting its inconsistencies with the general thrust of national policy. Preventing World War III - A Realistic Grand Strategy (1988)What sorts of apparent inconsistencies have they habitually betrayed, and what do these tell us about liberal commitments? The Times Literary Supplement (2011)But inconsistency cuts both ways. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When are seeming inconsistencies evidence of hypocrisy or a self-interested refusal to extend privileges claimed on behalf of one group to others? The Times Literary Supplement (2011) Times change; inconsistencies remain. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She said that the research highlighted 'an inconsistency in policy around the issue '. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She told the jury evidence from the alleged victims had'serious contradictions and inconsistencies '. The Sun (2014)The MP was alleged to have used political influence to take advantage of the men but the defence highlighted inconsistencies in witness accounts. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So you fail to see what's there in them all the time: that they are full of contradictions and inconsistencies. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Not so the inconsistencies in quality of food - a tough steak and a foul mushroom sauce masking a dry halibut - or service. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Am I the only one confused by the apparent inconsistencies in British law? Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'inconsistency'
British English: inconsistency NOUN
If you refer to someone's inconsistency, you are criticizing them for not behaving in the same way every time a similar situation occurs.
His worst fault was his inconsistency.
Definition of inconsistency from the Collins English Dictionary
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