Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
inconsistent /,inkən'sistənt/
  • 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
Concise Dictionary
+displaying a lack of consistency
+not capable of being made consistent or harmonious
+not in agreement

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 See incongruous.
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.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
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.
inconsistently adverb
Collocation Dictionary


appear, be, seem


highly, very | quite, totally, wholly | not necessarily | rather, somewhat | apparently | clearly, plainly | internally, logically
Her argument is internally inconsistent.
| mutually
The two accounts are mutually inconsistent.


The company is inconsistent in the way it disciplines staff.
| with
His statement was inconsistent with other accounts of the events.

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