Sentence Examples


  • They had the consistency of rubber mats.
  • But himself no trained metaphysician, and unsusceptible to the lessons of history, he gives but fragments of a system which are held together, not by their intrinsic consistency, but by the vigour of his personal conviction transcending the weaknesses and collisions of his several arguments.
  • Such are the half-hearted attempts at consistency in Cartesian thought, which eventually culminate in the pantheism of Spinoza (see Cartesianism).
  • Still, for all this immutableness, was there some lack of common consistency about worthy Captain Peleg.
  • The lawyer's truth is not truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.

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