Meaning of INCONSISTENT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪnkənsɪstənt ]
If you describe someone as inconsistent , you are criticizing them for not behaving in the same way every time a similar situation occurs.
You are inconsistent and unpredictable.
ADJ [ disapproval ]
Someone or something that is inconsistent does not stay the same, being sometimes good and sometimes bad.
We had a terrific start to the season, but recently we’ve been inconsistent...
If two statements are inconsistent , one cannot possibly be true if the other is true.
The evidence given in court was inconsistent with what he had previously told them.
ADJ : oft ADJ with n
If something is inconsistent with a set of ideas or values, it does not fit in well with them or match them.
This legislation is inconsistent with what they call Free Trade...
ADJ : v-link ADJ with n
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006