English - Vietnamese Dictionary
inconsistent /,inkən'sistənt/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- mâu thuẫn nhau, trái nhau; không trước sau như một
- words inconsistent with deeds: lời nói mâu thuẫn với việc làm
- an inconsistent account: bài tường thuật đầy mâu thuẫn (không trước sau như một)
- action inconsistent with the law: hành động trái với pháp luật
+displaying a lack of consistency
+not capable of being made consistent or harmonious
+not in agreement
Advanced English Dictionary
2 irregular, capricious, fickle, erratic, inconstant, uneven, unpredictable, unreliable, undependable, unstable, unsteady, changeable, variable:
Their behaviour is so inconsistent that I can't tell what they'll do next.
+ adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
1 [not usually before noun] ~ (with sth) if two statements, etc. are inconsistent, or one is inconsistent with the other, they cannot both be true because they give the facts in a different way: The report is inconsistent with the financial statements. + The witnesses' statements were inconsistent.
2 ~ with sth not matching a set of standards, ideas, etc: Her behaviour was clearly inconsistent with her beliefs.
3 (disapproving) tending to change too often; not staying the same: inconsistent results + Children find it difficult if a parent is inconsistent.
inconsistency noun [U, C] (plural inconsistencies): There is some inconsistency between the witnesses' evidence and their earlier statements. + I noticed a few minor inconsistencies in her argument.
appear, be, seem
highly, very | quite, totally, wholly | not necessarily | rather, somewhat | apparently | clearly, plainly | internally, logically
Her argument is internally inconsistent.
The two accounts are mutually inconsistent.
The company is inconsistent in the way it disciplines staff.
His statement was inconsistent with other accounts of the events.
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