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an incompatibility between two propositions that cannot both be true
The state of being inconsistent
the quality of being inconsistent and lacking a harmonious uniformity among things or parts
a type of rater effect in which an assessor or an evaluator tends to rate or to interpret similar data and information in different ways See Consistency, Rater Effect
{i} incompatibility, incongruity, lack of harmony; lack of consistency
Information within one part of the documentation is inconsistent with other information
The quality or state of being inconsistent; discordance in respect to sentiment or action; such contrariety between two things that both can not exist or be true together; disagreement; incompatibility
If there are inconsistencies in two statements, one cannot be true if the other is true. We were asked to investigate the alleged inconsistencies in his evidence
Inconsistency is to be avoided, for it indicates error It is an implicit contradiction An inconsistent set of statements will not be an outright contradiction but will lead to one For example, if one declares: All UNC Charlotte students are hardworking Jim Schwartz is a UNC Charlotte student, and Jim Schwartz is lazy, then s/he is being inconsistent There is no contradiction here, such as, Jim Schwartz is hardworking and Jim Schwartz is lazy, but, clearly, there is an inconsistency For if all UNC Charlotte students are hardworking, then it is impossible for Schwartz to be a UNC Charlotte student and not be hard-working It is implicitly contradictory to say that Schwartz is UNC Charlotte student (and thus hard-working) and to claim that he is lazy, that is, not hard-working See consistency
disapproval If you refer to someone's inconsistency, you are criticizing them for not behaving in the same way every time a similar situation occurs. His worst fault was his inconsistency consistency
Absurdity in argument ore narration; incoherence or irreconcilability in the parts of a statement, argument, or narration; that which is inconsistent
In moral matters, the treatment of some people differently from others for no relevant reason, or the belief that one action or situation is morally permissible while a similar one is not
Want of stability or uniformity; unsteadiness; changeableness; variableness
the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time
{n} ıncompossibility
{n} ıncongruity
{n} ıncongruence
{n} disagreement, contradiction
plural of inconsistency