consistency consistency  /kən ˈsɪ stən si/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the property of holding together and retaining its shape
  2. (n) a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
  3. (n) logical coherence and accordance with the facts
  4. (n) (logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that none of the propositions deducible from the axioms contradict one another

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In this case, I think consistency with the rest of the drinking world outweighs internal consistency.
  2. I appreciate the dilemma: you want the jam to have the right consistency, but you also want it to taste fresh and slightly acidic.
  3. In a season with few extraordinary highlights and few shocking lowlights, consistency dominated on and off the court.

News

  1. Educators Stress Consistency Amid Change

    Three educators who have led schools inside and outside the conventional public school system locally say consistency at the school level will be impo...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Memphis Daily News

  2. Why With Business Card Printing Consistency is Key

    MIAMI, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consistency is important when obtaining printed business cards or other marketing materials for several reasons. At the top of the list; however, is the value ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Consistency lacking in a seesaw Finals

    Consistency lacking in a seesaw Finals Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 11:26 pm, Friday, June 14, 2013 Heat look to play two solid games in a row for first time in the series At their best in the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat have forced turnover after turnover, finding a ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

Quotes

  1. "My bottom line is that we cannot allow Al-Qaeda to operate, we cannot have safe havens in that region. And we're going to have to work both smartly and with consistency," Obama said.
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Channel News Asia

  2. "Wow, it's a Hall of Fame career," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "It's incredible production. It's consistency for a long time to get to that point. It's not something you see very often. Alex has been a superstar for a long time. I don't...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Joe Girardi Source: USA Today

  3. "We thoroughly deserve to go through. I thought all the players that started the game and all the subs were terrific today," midfielder Steven Gerrard said. "We need to find consistency now in the knockout stages."
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Steven Gerrard Source: The Associated Press

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