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Antonyms for inconsistent
ˌɪn kənˈsɪs təntin·con·sis·tent

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term inconsistent.

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inconsistent

    Two or more things that do not fit well together, or are not adapted to each other, are said to be incongruous; a thing is said to be incongruous that is not adapted to the time, place, or occasion; the term is also applied to a thing made up of ill-assorted parts or inharmonious elements. Discordant is applied to all things that jar in association like musical notes that are not in accord; inharmonious has the same original sense, but is a milder term. Incompatible primarily signifies unable to sympathize or feel alike; inconsistent means unable to stand together. Things are incompatible which can not exist together in harmonious relations, and whose action when associated tends to ultimate extinction of one by the other. Inconsistent applies to things that can not be made to agree in thought with each other, or with some standard of truth or right; slavery and freedom are inconsistent with each other in theory, and incompatible in fact. Incongruous applies to relations, unsuitable to purpose or use; two colors are incongruous which can not be agreeably associated; either may be unsuitable for a person, a room, or an occasion. Incommensurable is a mathematical term, applying to two or more quantities that have no common measure or aliquot part.

    accordant, agreeing, compatible, consistent, harmonious, suitable

    absurd, conflicting, contradictory, contrary, discordant, discrepant, ill-matched, inapposite, inappropriate, incommensurable, incompatible, incongruous, inharmonious, irreconcilable, mismatched, mismated, repugnant, unsuitable

    The illustrations were incongruous with the theme.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inconsistentadjective

    displaying a lack of consistency

    "inconsistent statements cannot both be true at the same time"; "inconsistent with the roadmap"

    unchanging, self-consistent, conformable, congruent, reconcilable, consistent, agreeable, consonant, pursuant(p), concordant, reconciled, congruous, accordant


  2. inconsistentadjective

    not capable of being made consistent or harmonious

    "inconsistent accounts"

    self-consistent, agreeable, congruent, consonant, accordant, unchanging, pursuant(p), reconciled, congruous, consistent, reconcilable, concordant, conformable


  3. discrepant, inconsistentadjective

    not in agreement

    reconciled, conformable, agreeable, consonant, consistent, unchanging, self-consistent, congruent, reconcilable, pursuant(p), accordant, concordant, congruous

    at variance(p), incompatible, discrepant, dissonant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inconsistentadjective

    disagreeing, incoherent, contradictory, discrepant, incompatible

How to use inconsistent in a sentence?

  1. Bob Corker:

    The report highlights some progress, but official complicity in trafficking is widespread, victim protection is inadequate and inconsistent.

  2. Space Force:

    On July 15, Russia injected a new object into orbit from Cosmos 2543, russia released this object in proximity to another Russian satellite, (which was) inconsistent with the systems stated mission as an inspector satellite.

  3. Barry Owens:

    This behavior is inconsistent with the values, policies, and practices of this organization.

  4. Fujifilm Holdings Corp:

    It is inconsistent with shareholder democracy to allow Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, minority shareholders with only 15 percent of Xerox's shares, to dictate the fate of Xerox.

  5. Nick Reaves:

    The states new interpretation is certainly inconsistent with the legislative purpose and the language at the beginning of the law as well, which talks specifically about the important role that faith-based agencies play in caring from children in need in Michigan.

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