To better see all uses of the word
Northanger Abbey
please enable javascript.

Used In
Northanger Abbey
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Its inconsistencies, contradictions, and falsehood struck her from the very first.
  • To pass between lodges of a modern appearance, to find herself with such ease in the very precincts of the abbey, and driven so rapidly along a smooth, level road of fine gravel, without obstacle, alarm, or solemnity of any kind, struck her as odd and inconsistent.
  • To Catherine’s simple feelings, this odd sort of reserve seemed neither kindly meant, nor consistently supported; and its unkindness she would hardly have forborne pointing out, had its inconsistency been less their friend; but Anne and Maria soon set her heart at ease by the sagacity of their "I know what"; and the evening was spent in a sort of war of wit, a display of family ingenuity, on one side in the mystery of an affected secret, on the other of undefined discovery, all equally…

  • There are no more uses of "inconsistent" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • 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.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading