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Synonyms for consistency

Synonyms for consistency

logical agreement among parts

Synonyms for consistency

a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts

logical coherence and accordance with the facts

(logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that none of the propositions deducible from the axioms contradict one another

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As printer, in a time of rapid changes in the language, when through the wars in France and her growing influence the second great infusion of Latin-French words was coming into the English language, he did what could be done for consistency in forms and spelling.
Moreover, the waves, I suspect, do not so much construct as wear down a material which has already acquired consistency.
For consistency, too, is the growth of time; and some of the greatest creations of the human mind have been wanting in unity.
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
I hope in these days we have heard the last of conformity and consistency.
To prevent which, I presently made a large orifice in the vein of the left arm, whence I drew twenty ounces of blood; which I expected to have found extremely sizy and glutinous, or indeed coagulated, as it is in pleuretic complaints; but, to my surprize, it appeared rosy and florid, and its consistency differed little from the blood of those in perfect health.
He was fond of talking about Shakespeare, Raphael, Beethoven, of the significance of new schools of poetry and music, all of which were classified by him with very conspicuous consistency.
3 An equal amount of praise is due for the consistency with which the characters of the animals, fictitiously introduced, are marked.
It was only later that I perceived that in common with the rest of men nothing could deliver me from my fatal consistency.
Ogg's, as else where, always knew what to think, would have judged in strict consistency with those results.
But as clay in the abstract, when too much moistened, becomes of a weak and uncertain consistency, breaking down in unexpected places, retaining impressions but faintly, and preserving no strength or steadiness of character, so Mr Swiveller's clay, having imbibed a considerable quantity of moisture, was in a very loose and slippery state, insomuch that the various ideas impressed upon it were fast losing their distinctive character, and running into each other.
It will be great now, all being well, to get some consistency in selection and be able to rotate players by choice rather than necessity.
10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SSI's Online Sample Blend in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States has been awarded highest honors for exceptional consistency by auditors from Sample Source Auditors (TM), a division of Mktg.
of WA1/4rzburg, Germany) assemble 21 chapters by psychologists and others from North America, Europe, and Israel who examine the role of cognitive consistency in aspects of social cognition.
Consistency means that the structures, features and elements that appear in one model are compatible and in alignment with the content of other models (Rozanski and Woods 2005).