(countable and uncountable, plural consistences)
- (archaic) The physical quality which is given by the degree of firmness, solidity, density, and viscosity; consistency.
- The staying together, or remaining in close relation, of non-physical things.
- Her performance has lacked consistence over the last year.
- This composer's musical work is of extraordinary consistence.
- Jeremy Taylor
- We are as water, weak, and of no consistence.
From Middle French. Compare French consistance.