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Definition of consistency noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



/kənˈsɪstənsi/ consistency pronunciation American
plural consistencies
1 [uncountable] (approving) the quality of always behaving in the same way or of having the same opinions, standard, etc.; the quality of being consistentShe has played with great consistency all season.We need to ensure the consistency of service to our customers. antonym inconsistency at inconsistent2 [countable, uncountable] the consistency of a mixture or a liquid substance is how thick, smooth, etc. it isBeat the ingredients together to a creamy consistency.The cement should have the consistency of wet sand.