quasiconsistent

consistent

[kuhn-sis-tuhnt]
adjective
1.
agreeing or accordant; compatible; not self-contradictory: His views and actions are consistent.
2.
constantly adhering to the same principles, course, form, etc.: a consistent opponent.
3.
holding firmly together; cohering.
4.
Archaic. fixed; firm.

Origin:
1565–75; < Latin consistent- (stem of consistēns, present participle of consistere). See consist, -ent

consistently, adverb
quasi-consistent, adjective
quasi-consistently, adverb


1. congruous, consonant, harmonious, conformable.
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consistent (kənˈsɪstənt)
 
adj (foll by with)
1.  showing consistency; not self-contradictory
2.  in agreement or harmony; accordant
3.  steady; even: consistent growth
4.  maths (of two or more equations) satisfied by at least one common set of values of the variables: x + y = 4 and x -- y = 2 are consistent
5.  logic
 a.  (of a set of statements) capable of all being true at the same time or under the same interpretation
 b.  Compare complete Also: sound (of a formal system) not permitting the deduction of a contradiction from the axioms
6.  obsolete stuck together; cohering
 
con'sistently
 
adv

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consistent
1570s, "standing firm," from L. consistentem (nom. consistens), prp. of consistere (see consist). Modern sense of "agreeing" (with with) is first attested 1640s. Older sense survives in consistency.
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