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English noun: consistency

1. consistency (attribute) the property of holding together and retaining its shape


SamplesWool has more body than rayon.
When the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake.


Synonymsbody, consistence, eubstance


Broader (hypernym)property


Narrower (hyponym)breakableness, gaseousness, hardness, porosity, porousness, softness, solidity, solidness, thickness, thinness, unbreakableness, viscosity, viscousness


Attributethick, thin

2. consistency (attribute) a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts


Synonymsconsistence


Broader (hypernym)uniformity, uniformness


Antonymsinconsistency

3. consistency (state) logical coherence and accordance with the facts


SamplesA rambling argument that lacked any consistency.


Broader (hypernym)coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness

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


Broader (hypernym)logicality, logicalness


Domain categorylogic









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