1. [ noun ] a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
Synonyms: consistence
Related terms: inconsistency uniformity consist
2. [ noun ] the property of holding together and retaining its shape
Synonyms: body consistence

"when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"

Related terms: property viscosity softness solidity porosity hardness unbreakableness breakableness thickness thinness gaseousness thick thin
3. [ noun ] logical coherence and accordance with the facts

: "a rambling argument that lacked any consistency"

Related terms: coherence
4. [ noun ] (logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that none of the propositions deducible from the axioms contradict one another
Related terms: logicality logic
Similar spelling:   consistence