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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·con·sis·tent /-tənt/
 (a.)不一致的,不合理的,矛盾的

From: Network Terminology

 inconsistent
 不一致

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·con·sist·ent a.
 1. Not consistent; showing inconsistency; irreconcilable; contradictory, or having contradictory implications; discordant; at variance, esp. as regards character, sentiment, or action; incompatible; incongruous.
    Compositions of this nature . . . show that wisdom and virtue are far from being inconsistent with politeness and good humor.   --Addison.
 2. Not exhibiting uniformity of sentiment, steadiness to principle, etc.; unequal; fickle; changeable.
 Ah, how unjust to nature, and himself,
 Is thoughtless, thankless, inconsistent man.   --Young.
 Syn: -- Incompatible; incongruous; irreconcilable; discordant; repugnant; contradictory.
 Usage: -- Inconsistent, Incongruous, Incompatible. Things are incongruous when they are not suited to each other, so that their union is unbecoming; inconsistent when they are opposed to each other, so as render it improper or wrong; incompatible when they can not coexist, and it is therefore impossible to unite them. Habitual levity of mind is incongruous with the profession of a clergyman; it is inconsistent with his ordination vows; it is incompatible with his permanent usefulness. Incongruity attaches to the modes and qualities of things; incompatibility attaches to their essential attributes; inconsistency attaches to the actions, sentiments, etc., of men.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 inconsistent
      adj 1: displaying a lack of consistency; "inconsistent statements";
             "inconsistent with the roadmap" [ant: consistent]
      2: not capable of being made consistent or harmonious;
         "inconsistent accounts"
      3: not in agreement [syn: discrepant]