be inconsistent

See: conflict
References in classic literature ?
The fourth point is consistency: for though the subject of the imitation, who suggested the type, be inconsistent, still he must be consistently inconsistent.
"I expected China to reject a third-party arbiter on the Recto (Reed) Bank incident because that will be inconsistent with their claim in the nine-dash line," Drilon told reporters in an interview.
Had China agreed with a third party arbiter to probe into the incident, it would be inconsistent with their national interest and with their claim over the West Philippine Sea.
To discriminate, as this is a Catholic cathedral would, in my view, be inconsistent with the current law against discrimination.
HIV-positive women were also significantly more likely to be inconsistent condom users (78.7% vs.
The Council's members are chosen by the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme religious leader, and are empowered with veto power over any legislation they deem to be inconsistent with Iran's Constitution or Islamic law.
However, the same physician completed a similar study in Narino Department in May, concerning the same types of health problems as alleged in Putumayo, and found the several cases that he reviewed to be inconsistent with glyphosate exposure.
Board members debated very carefully whether those appointments would be inconsistent with our charter.
99, TEI believes it would be inconsistent to establish a company-size threshold for disclosure of the loss or valuation reserves.
A council spokesman said: ``The council's monitoring officer has advised Dr Griffiths, who is a member of the council's standards committee,not to chair the proposed meeting as it might be considered to be inconsistent with his role as a member of that committee.''
The running of hot interest with respect to issues earlier than 30 days after they have been formally brought to the taxpayer's attention -- i.e., the taxpayer is given the intended choice with some specificity -- would be inconsistent with that congressional intent.
Such an interpretation, however, would be inconsistent with the rule that cash method taxpayers may treat all payments of state income taxes, including withholding and estimated taxes, as payments in the year paid or withheld despite the fact that all or part of the amounts may be refunded or credited at a later date.