One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(entirely) consistent.‘the art and science of any culture are of a piece’
similar, alike, the same, exactly the same, indistinguishable, undistinguishable, identical, uniform, of the same kind, twin, interchangeable, undifferentiated, homogeneous, cut from the same cloth, consistent, unvaryingView synonyms
- ‘This, again, would be of a piece with Hindu theology which says that every thing is Prakasha, or light.’
- ‘His earlier intervention over Foundation Hospitals was of a piece.’
- ‘The covers are of a piece with the whole issue, setting a low-key and intriguing tone.’
- ‘It is a beautiful object, all of a piece and remarkably consistent.’
- ‘The world has changed along with the rise of advertising, and it all seems of a piece.’
- ‘Actually, it's of a piece with how agriculture and the rural poor have been treated this past decade or so.’
- ‘This might just be seen as a kind of inappropriate response disorder, of a piece with government policy in general.’
- ‘But it's also clear that this kind of ethnography and nature worship is thoroughly of a piece with her earlier work.’
- ‘The hyperbolic scheme seems to be of a piece with the bold strokes of the ancient epic.’
- ‘It was of a piece with what he did earlier in the debate, where he came out against labels.’
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