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    Definition of consistent in English Dictionary

  • NounPLconsistentsPREcon-SUF-ent
    1. (in the plural, rare) Objects or facts that are coexistent, or in agreement with one another.
      1. In the history of the Eastern Orthodox Church, a kind of penitent who was allowed to assist at prayers, but could not be admitted to receive the holy sacrament.
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore consistentSUPmost consistent
        1. Of a regularly occurring, dependable nature.
          1. The consistent use of Chinglish in China can be very annoying, apart from some initial amusement.
          2. He is very consistent in his political choices: economy good or bad, he always votes Labour!
        2. Compatible, accordant.
          1. Libertarian paternalism is the view that, because the way options are presented to citizens affects what they choose, society should present options in a way that “nudges” our intuitive selves to make choices that are more consistent with what our more deliberative selves would have chosen if they were in control.
        3. (logic) Of a set of statements, such that no contradiction logically follows from them.
        4. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • The remaining cell events exhibited a consistent ratio of infrared vs. far red fluorescence attributable to chlorophyll, resulting in a narrow linear distribution of cell events on the flow cytogram.
            • Vesteris Seamount is composed of highly alkaline lavas of alkalibasaltic to basanitic/tephritic compositions, consistent with small extents of mantle melting due to great lithospheric thickness [17 ].
            • Thus, consistent with its known function in regulating RBC phagocytosis, Hu5F9-G4 caused a transient anemia, likely due to erythrophagocytosis, but was otherwise well-tolerated.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Consistent with this hypothesis, many of the metabolites in cluster 5 are branched chain amino acids and their derivatives, which are known to be metabolized during midlogarithmic phase [22 ].
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Let's lay down the rules right at the beginning, so we are consistent.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
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            2. en consistently
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            Grammatically, this word "consistent" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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