Definition of consistent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

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1 (approving) always behaving in the same way, or having the same opinions, standards, etc.She's not very consistent in the way she treats her children.He has been Nashville's most consistent player this season.We must be consistent in applying the rules.a consistent approach to the problem2 happening in the same way and continuing for a period of timethe senator's consistent failure to come up with any new policiesa pattern of consistent growth in the economy3 consistent with something in agreement with something; not contradicting somethingThe results are entirely consistent with our earlier research.injuries consistent with a fall from an upper story (= similar to those such a fall would have caused)4 (of an argument or a set of ideas) having different parts that all agree with each othera well-thought-out and consistent argument antonym inconsistent consistently
adverbHer work has been consistently excellent.We have argued consistently for a change in the law.