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Definition of 'inconsistent'

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He admits he has been affected by criticism over his inconsistent performances but insists he quickly forgets it all. The Sun (2016)If your bills are higher than expected or the clock seems inconsistent on your meter this could pose a warning sign. The Sun (2016)His career has been disrupted by injury and he has also suffered from inconsistent form. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The quality of inspection is still sometimes inconsistent. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All of this adds up to a world view that seems inconsistent. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These pieces of evidence are wholly inconsistent. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His story also highlights the sometimes inconsistent and confusing guidance provided by different advisers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He said the evidence was too inconsistent to return a verdict of unlawful killing. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Not that we are the only ones to be inconsistent when we claim to want environmental friendliness but pay for performance. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The France midfielder came under fire last season after inconsistent displays for club and country. The Sun (2013)Do not reinforce his behaviour by being inconsistent, giving in or arguing back. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This may seem inconsistent with his claims for Canada. Stewart Lamont WHEN SCOTLAND RULED THE WORLD: The Story of the Golden Age of Genius, Creativity and Exploration (2002)On the face of it, this seems inconsistent with that policy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We're excelling at being inconsistent and unpredictable and it certainly shows character to come back from defeats. The Sun (2015)Ill discipline, inconsistent performances and lack of clear thought may be signs that the desperation is spilling over. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are inconsistent this season but that is more down to learning to play proper football again, rather than lack of application. The Sun (2013)They are concerned, too, about the inconsistent way that these are applied. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This they owe to inconsistent domestic form that has left them tenth in the Guinness Premiership. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Although England have produced some inconsistent performances, they are heading in the right direction. The Sun (2009)The visitors have endured an inconsistent season and sit mid-table, but not safe from relegation fears. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We've got a lot of young players and we're going to be inconsistent sometimes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)England's past two performances have been inconsistent, but they found a way to win them both. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It would be inconsistent with the behaviour of the security forces during the rest of the day if these had been live rounds, aimed to kill. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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Translations for 'inconsistent'

British English: inconsistent /ˌɪnkənˈsɪstənt/ ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as inconsistent, you are criticizing them for not behaving in the same way every time a similar situation occurs.
His inconsistent approach to tackling problems cost him his job.
  • American English: inconsistent
  • Arabic: مُتَضَارِبٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: inconsistente
  • Chinese: 不一致的
  • Croatian: nedosljedan
  • Czech: nedůsledný
  • Danish: inkonsekvent
  • Dutch: inconsistent
  • European Spanish: contradictorio
  • Finnish: epäjohdonmukainen
  • French: incohérent
  • German: widersprüchlich
  • Greek: άστατος
  • Italian: inconsistente
  • Japanese: 一貫性のない
  • Korean: 일관성이 없는
  • Norwegian: inkonsekvent
  • Polish: niezgodny
  • European Portuguese: inconsistente
  • Romanian: inconsecvent
  • Russian: непостоянный
  • Spanish: contradictorio
  • Swedish: inkonsekvent
  • Thai: ไม่สม่ำเสมอ
  • Turkish: tutarsız
  • Ukrainian: непослідовний
  • Vietnamese: không thống nhất

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