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Consistence
Consistence Con*sist"ence, Consistency Con*sist"en*cy, n. [Cf. F. consistance.] 1. The condition of standing or adhering together, or being fixed in union, as the parts of a body; existence; firmness; coherence; solidity. Water, being divided, maketh many circles, till it restore itself to the natural consistence. --Bacon. We are as water, weak, and of no consistence. --Jer. Taylor. The same form, substance, and consistency. --T. Burnet. 2. A degree of firmness, density, or spissitude. Let the expressed juices be boiled into the consistence of a sirup. --Arbuthnot.
Consistency
Consistence Con*sist"ence, Consistency Con*sist"en*cy, n. [Cf. F. consistance.] 1. The condition of standing or adhering together, or being fixed in union, as the parts of a body; existence; firmness; coherence; solidity. Water, being divided, maketh many circles, till it restore itself to the natural consistence. --Bacon. We are as water, weak, and of no consistence. --Jer. Taylor. The same form, substance, and consistency. --T. Burnet. 2. A degree of firmness, density, or spissitude. Let the expressed juices be boiled into the consistence of a sirup. --Arbuthnot.
Consistently
Consistently Con*sist"ent*ly, adv. In a consistent manner.
Consistorial
Consistorial Con`sis*to"ri*al, a. [Cf. F. consistorial.] Of or pertaining to a consistory. ``Consistorial laws.' --Hooker. ``Consistorial courts.' --Bp. Hoadley.
Consistorian
Consistorian Con`sis*to"rian, a. Pertaining to a Presbyterian consistory; -- a contemptuous term of 17th century controversy. You fall next on the consistorian schismatics; for so you call Presbyterians. --Milton.
Consistory
Consistory Con*sis"to*ry, a. Of the nature of, or pertaining to, a consistory. ``To hold consistory session.' --Strype.
Inconsistence
Inconsistence In`con*sist"ence, n. Inconsistency.
Inconsistencies
Inconsistency In`con*sist"en*cy, n.; pl. Inconsistencies. [Cf. F. inconsistance.] 1. The quality or state of being inconsistent; discordance in respect to sentiment or action; such contrariety between two things that both can not exist or be true together; disagreement; incompatibility. There is a perfect inconsistency between that which is of debt and that which is of free gift. --South. 2. Absurdity in argument ore narration; incoherence or irreconcilability in the parts of a statement, argument, or narration; that which is inconsistent. If a man would register all his opinions upon love, politics, religion, and learning, what a bundle of inconsistencies and contradictions would appear at last! --Swift. 3. Want of stability or uniformity; unsteadiness; changeableness; variableness. Mutability of temper, and inconsistency with ourselves, is the greatest weakness of human nature. --Addison.
Inconsistency
Inconsistency In`con*sist"en*cy, n.; pl. Inconsistencies. [Cf. F. inconsistance.] 1. The quality or state of being inconsistent; discordance in respect to sentiment or action; such contrariety between two things that both can not exist or be true together; disagreement; incompatibility. There is a perfect inconsistency between that which is of debt and that which is of free gift. --South. 2. Absurdity in argument ore narration; incoherence or irreconcilability in the parts of a statement, argument, or narration; that which is inconsistent. If a man would register all his opinions upon love, politics, religion, and learning, what a bundle of inconsistencies and contradictions would appear at last! --Swift. 3. Want of stability or uniformity; unsteadiness; changeableness; variableness. Mutability of temper, and inconsistency with ourselves, is the greatest weakness of human nature. --Addison.
Inconsistent
Inconsistent In`con*sist"ent, a. [Pref. in- not + consistent: cf. F. inconsistant.] 1. Not consistent; showing inconsistency; irreconcilable; discordant; at variance, esp. as regards character, sentiment, or action; incompatible; incongruous; contradictory.
Inconsistently
Inconsistently In`con*sist"ent*ly, adv. In an inconsistent manner.
Inconsistentness
Inconsistentness In`con*sist"ent*ness, n. Inconsistency. [R.]
Inconsisting
Inconsisting In`con*sist"ing, a. Inconsistent. [Obs.]
Self-consistency
Self-consistency Self`-con*sist"en*cy, n. The quality or state of being self-consistent.

Meaning of Consist from wikipedia

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- original on 13 January 2014. Butterfield, Jeremy (10 March 2016). Fowler's Consist Dictionary of Modern English Usage. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-106230-8...