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Noun: inconsistency  ,in-kun'sis-tun(t)-see
  1. The relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time
    - incompatibility, mutual exclusiveness, repugnance
  2. The quality of being inconsistent and lacking a harmonious uniformity among things or parts

Derived forms: inconsistencies

Type of: contradictoriness, nonuniformity

Antonym: consistence

Encyclopedia: Inconsistency