consistent adjective (NOT CHANGING)

Her work is sometimes good, but the problem is she’s not consistent.

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  • constantCheck to make sure your oven maintains a constant temperature.
  • the sameYou look exactly the same as you did ten years ago!
  • same old same oldThe Italian restaurant is under new management, but it’s just the same old same old.
  • unchangingHis novel is about the unchanging nature of humanity.
  • unchangeableThe company’s position on the matter is absolute and unchangeable.

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consistent adjective (AGREEING)

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(Definition of consistent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

consistent | American Dictionary

consistent adjective (NOT VARYING)

consistent adjective (AGREEING)

(Definition of consistent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Examples of consistent


There is no statistical evidence of a consistent yield trend of rice or wheat with time.

Nondeterminism can also remain right down to the implementation level, where any consistent value may be returned.

That is, there is a commonality of effect consistent with this region’s role in the integration of sound and meaning.

This account of the developmental differences is consistent with other studies of children’s lexical and phonological representations.

The findings are consistent with the hypothesis that weaknesses in specific phonemic representations linger even after children can articulate the specific phonemes accurately.

The formal models that are consistent with a critical period rely on innate representations of abstract structure.

This difference is consistent with the known effects of dopamine upon the size of the receptive fields of retinal horizontal cells.

This pattern of correlated activity is consistent with a refinement of cor tical receptive fields.

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Responses to fluctuating temperatures are consistent among seeds of many species, but the physiological mechanisms underlying such responses are still unknown.

The results are consistent with our expectation that long periods of care-giving predict lower levels of depressive symptoms in widowhood.

The findings of the present 5-year longitudinal study are consistent with this theoretical claim.

Although these findings are novel, they are consistent with those of related theoretical analyses.

Overall, the empirical findings seem consistent with the first assumption of structural description models, but some doubts remain.

This is consistent with the contraction of the regional system and a reduction in the production of export goods.

The insignificant tax base effect is not consistent with the hypothesis for this variable.

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Translations of consistent

in Chinese (Traditional)

不變的, 一貫的, 堅持的…

in Chinese (Simplified)

不变的, 一贯的, 坚持的…

in Spanish

constante, coherente, uniforme [masculine-feminine]…

in Portuguese

coerente, constante…

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constant/-ante, régulier/-ière, homogène…

shodný (s), důsledný, pevný…

i overensstemmelse med, konsistent, konsekvent…

ที่สอดคล้องกัน, เหมือนอย่างที่เคยเป็น…

konsekvent, stabil, overensstemmende…

costante, coerente, compatibile…

последовательный, согласованный…

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