CONSISTENCY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONSISTENCY
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
 n.  harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
Example Sentence: (77 in 6 pages)
1  Whisk together juice and sugar until icing is a smooth consistency.
2  Adding consistency and predictability to magic just means a unicorn is a horse with a horn.
3  My main qualm is the lack of consistency and logical plotting.
4  Accuracy and consistency is far more important to me than just speed.
5  Consumer groups are demanding greater consistency in the labelling of food products.
6  She loved the creamy consistency of fresh paint.
7  In this process the plans of consumers and of resource owners are gradually brought into greater and greater consistency with one another.
8  She has played with great consistency all season.
9  A device consisting of a dial and an arrow that is spun to indicate the next move in some board games.
10  In geology and earth science, a plateau is an area of highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain.
11  A device for transmitting rotary motion, consisting of a handle or arm attached at right angles to a shaft.
12  A chord consisting of a root with its third, seventh, and ninth.
13  The audience consisted mostly of women.
14  The movie consisted of a series of flashbacks.
15  The performance consisted of dance, music and mime.
Classic Sentence: (200 in 14 pages)
1  Consistency, my dear Mr. Brocklehurst; I advocate consistency in all things.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  Above the temples, amidst wreathed turban folds of black drapery, vague in its character and consistency as cloud, gleamed a ring of white flame, gemmed with sparkles of a more lurid tinge.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
3  It was rather small, but well built and convenient; and everything was fitted up and arranged with a neatness and consistency of which Elizabeth gave Charlotte all the credit.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 28
4  His want of spirits, of openness, and of consistency, were most usually attributed to his want of independence, and his better knowledge of Mrs. Ferrars's disposition and designs.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
5  He was fond of talking about Shakespeare, Raphael, Beethoven, of the significance of new schools of poetry and music, all of which were classified by him with very conspicuous consistency.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 33
6  Still, for all this immutableness, was there some lack of common consistency about worthy Captain Peleg.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
7  Her husband, who made no professions to any particular religious character, nevertheless reverenced and respected the consistency of hers, and stood, perhaps, a little in awe of her opinion.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
8  The human consistency and dignity one has been led to expect from one's fellow-men seem actually nonexistent.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
9  The greatest degree of rational consistency could not have been more engaging, and they talked with mutual satisfaction.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
10  Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect--simply a confession of failure.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
11  This idea tickled Jo's fancy and put her in good spirits, but Meg didn't brighten, for her burden, consisting of four spoiled children, seemed heavier than ever.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOUR
12  we had another meal, consisting of a small mug of coffee, and half-a-slice of brown bread.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
13  The emperor of Blefuscu, having taken three days to consult, returned an answer consisting of many civilities and excuses.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII.
14  The learning of this people is very defective, consisting only in morality, history, poetry, and mathematics, wherein they must be allowed to excel.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.
15  And he emptied his pockets on the table, the contents consisting of a dozen gold pieces, five or six five-franc pieces, and some smaller coin.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 2. Father and Son.