Webster 1913 Edition
The condition of standing or adhering together, or being fixed in union, as the parts of a body; existence; firmness; coherence; solidity.
Water, being divided, maketh many circles, till it restore itself to the natural
We are as water, weak, and of no
The same form, substance, and
A degree of firmness, density, viscosity, or spissitude; a measure of the ability to hold together when manipulated.
Syn. – body.
Let the expressed juices be boiled into the
consistenceof a sirup.
That which stands together as a united whole; a combination.
The church of God, as meaning the whole
consistenceof orders and members.
Firmness of constitution or character; substantiality; durability; persistency.
His friendship is of a noble make and a lasting
Agreement or harmony of all parts of a complex thing among themselves, or of the same thing with itself at different times; the harmony of conduct with profession; congruity; correspondence;
consistencyof laws, regulations, or judicial decisions;
consistencyof conduct or of character
consistencyof behavior whereby he inflexibly pursues those measures which appear the most just.
Consistency, thou art a jewel.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.A standing together; a being fixed in union, as the parts of a body; that state of a body, in which its component parts remain fixed.
The consistency of bodies is divers; dense, rare, tangible, pneumatical, volatile, &c.
2.A degree of density or spissitude, but indefinite.
Let the juices or liquor be boiled into the consistency of syrup.
3.Substance; make; firmness of constitution; as, friendship of a lasting consistency; resolutions of durable consistence.
4.A standing together, as the parts of a system, or of conduct, &c.; agreement or harmony of all parts of a complex thing among themselves, or of the same thing with itself at different times; congruity; uniformity; as the consistency of laws, regulations or judicial decisions; consistency of opinion; consistency of behavior or of character.
There is harmony and consistency in all Gods works.
5.A standing; a state of rest, in which things capable of growth or decrease, remain for a time at a stand.