CONSISTENCY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONSISTENCY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
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.
Example Sentence: (77 in 6 pages)
16  The team consisted of six investigators and two secretaries.
17  This pleasure consisted in prospect of noble summits girdling a great hill-hollow, rich in verdure and shadow; in a bright beck, full of dark stones and sparkling eddies.
18  It consisted in a peculiar bird-like turn, a sort of liquid warble, produced by touching the tongue to the roof of the mouth at short intervals in the midst of the music -- the reader probably remembers how to do it, if he has ever been a boy.
19  Part of the little raft's belongings consisted of an old sail, and this they spread over a nook in the bushes for a tent to shelter their provisions; but they themselves would sleep in the open air in good weather, as became outlaws.
20  Health does not consist with intemperance.
21  Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice.
22  Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
23  Love doesn't consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
24  True education does not consist in simply being taught facts.
25  A home does not consist in the quality of its architecture and decoration.
26  A sudden renewed interest in action movies from the early nineties whose titles consist of three words, one of which is usually either “kill”, “law” or “justice”.
27  The destroyer's armament consist of several small cannon, two torpedo tube and a number of anti-craft gun.
28  Too often, picnic preparation consists of throwing together some sandwiches and grabbing an apple.
29  In Britain, the traditional Sunday lunch consists of roast meat, potatoes and other vegetables.
30  Routine maintenance of the garden consists of keeping weeds under control.