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inconsistent
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Definition
not the same in different parts or at different times

or:

not in agreement [with something else]
  • As regards this, however, a critical attitude would be inconsistent with a candid reference to the early annals of any biographer.
    Chapter 2 (61% in)
  • "Allow me to inquire what you are living on now—though I admit," the Doctor added, "that the question, on my part, is inconsistent."
    Chapter 12 (72% in)
  • It seemed a proof that she was strong and solid and dense, and would live to a great age—longer than might be generally convenient; and this idea was depressing, for it appeared to saddle her with a pretension the more, just when the cultivation of any pretension was inconsistent with her doing right.
    Chapter 19 (97% in)
  • But after this speech, most inconsistently, she hid her face.
    Chapter 20 (25% in)
  • "You certainly are devilish inconsistent!" he broke out at last.
    Chapter 21 (85% in)
  • Mrs. Penniman was indeed inconsistent, for at this news she gave a little jump of gratification.
    Chapter 21 (86% in)

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