Con*sist"ent (?), a. [L. consistens, p.pr.: cf. F. consistant.]
Possessing firmness or fixedness; firm; hard; solid.
The humoral and consistent parts of the body.
Having agreement with itself or with something else; having harmony among its parts; possesing unity; accordant; harmonious; congruous; compatible; uniform; not contradictory.
Show me one that has it in his power
To act consistent with himself an hour.
With reference to such a lord, to serve and to be free are terms not consistent only, but equivalent.
Living or acting in conformity with one's belief or professions.
It was utterly to be at once a consistent Quaker and a conspirator.
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