Inconsistent

Definition of Inconsistent

In`con`sist´ent
a.1.
1.Not consistent; showing inconsistency; irreconcilable; contradictory, or having contradictory implications; discordant; at variance, esp. as regards character, sentiment, or action; incompatible; incongruous.
Compositions of this nature . . . show that wisdom and virtue are far from being inconsistent with politeness and good humor.
- Addison.
2.Not exhibiting uniformity of sentiment, steadiness to principle, etc.; unequal; fickle; changeable.
Ah, how unjust to nature, and himself,
Is thoughtless, thankless, inconsistent man.
- Young.

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