1. Objects or facts that are coexistent, or in agreement with one another.
  2. In the history of the Eastern Orthodox Church, a kind of penitent who was allowed to assist at prayers, but could not be admitted to receive the holy sacrament.


  1. Of a regularly occurring, dependable nature.
    The consistent use of Chinglish in China can be very annoying, apart from some initial amusement.
    He is very consistent in his political choices: economy good or bad, he always votes Labour!
  2. Compatible, accordant.
  3. Of a set of statements, such that no contradiction logically follows from them.

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