One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his behaviour was inconsistent and irrational’
erratic, changeable, unpredictable, variable, varying, changing, inconstant, unstable, irregular, fluctuating, unsteady, unsettled, uneven
self-contradictory, contradictory, paradoxical
capricious, fickle, flighty, whimsical, unreliable, undependable, mercurial, volatile, ever-changing, protean, chameleon-like, chameleonic
informal blowing hot and cold, up and down
rare changeful, fluctuant
2‘this finding is inconsistent with the conclusions of previous surveys’
incompatible with, conflicting with, in conflict with, at odds with, at variance with, differing from, different to, in disagreement with, disagreeing with, not in accord with, contrary to, in opposition to, opposed to, irreconcilable with, not in keeping with, out of keeping with, out of place with, out of step with, not in harmony with, incongruous with, discordant with, discrepant with
antithetical to, diametrically opposed to
rare disconsonant with, inconsonant with, repugnant to, oppugnant to
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