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inconsistent

adjective (CHANGING)    /ˌɪn.kənˈsɪs.tənt/
not staying the same in behaviour or quality : The teacher said that Alex's schoolwork was very inconsistent. Problems arise if the parents ' approach to discipline is inconsistent.Changing frequentlyChanging inconsistently     /-li/ adverb Changing frequentlyChanging inconsistency     /-tən.si/ noun [C or U] There are a few inconsistencies in what you've written. Logan showed his inconsistency in missing half his kicks .Faults and mistakesChanging frequentlyChanging
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