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inconsistent
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The Idiot
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  • "It’s nothing, it’s nothing!" said the prince, and again he wore the smile which was so inconsistent with the circumstances.
  • There was dignity, a great deal of dignity, about him, and it was so inconsistent with the look of him that, I assure you, it was quite comical.
  • With this resolve firmly impressed upon her mind, she awoke next day; but during the morning, after her early lunch, she fell into a condition of remarkable inconsistency.
  • It was so unlike his usual timid self-constraint; so inconsistent with his usual taste and tact, and with his instinctive feeling for the higher proprieties.
  • It would have been inconsistent with her character if in these visits she had been pursuing a chimera; her project was not chimerical at all; she was building on a firm basis—on her knowledge of the character of the Epanchin family, especially Aglaya, whom she studied closely.

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  • Her play is inconsistent. Sometimes she’s unbeatable and other times she beats herself.
  • The study shows that sleeping only for short periods at inconsistent times damaged the brains of mice after three days.

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