consistent adjective (NOT CHANGING)
- There has been a consistent increase in burglaries round here.
- His performance on the pitch is far from consistent.
- He produces work of a consistent high quality.
consistent adjective (AGREEING)
- The figures are not consistent with his argument.
- His remarks are not consistent with the role of a head teacher.
- Her version of events is not consistent with the evidence.
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
adverb us uk /-li/
- The company has consistently denied responsibility, but it agreed to the settlement to avoid the expense of lengthy litigation.
- The Peugeot engine has consistently outperformed its rivals this season.
- The company has consistently underrated the importance of a well-trained workforce.
- In newspaper articles she consistently upbraided those in authority who overstepped their limits.
- Yields on gas and electricity shares are consistently high.