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An AI hiring tool could satisfy that requirement and still be wildly inconsistent at predicting how well people from different groups actually succeed in the job once they’re hired.

The variability of the data and inconsistent analyses concerned the researchers, who recommend more standardization, stronger analytical approaches and an attempt to collect more information in smaller geographic areas.

Testing and reporting were so scarce and inconsistent that it distorted the numbers that researchers obtained.

The government’s public health messaging was inconsistent, it lost the public’s trust through a series of scandals and policy U-turns, and more recently, it failed to take decisive measures during the Christmas period.

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Compounding the problem, local leaders have repeatedly complained about inconsistent vaccine supplies.

The Kim-in-command view, however, seems inconsistent with recent developments.

In response, voters thought voting for Madison was inconsistent with their thirst for free booze.

The burden on plaintiffs in wrongful birth cases “is unique, and is inconsistent with other types of malpractice cases,” she said.

As in any other area of law, though, such a belief is not inconsistent with a belief that people may be unjustly accused.

Instead, if the people you support are committing acts inconsistent with your own sense of morality, then you should speak out.

Inconsistent hyphenation and inconsistent use of -ise and -ize spellings have been left as in the original.

Monotheism is strictly inconsistent with the supremacy of “merits” which is the very soul of Oriental religion.

Their obstreperous loyalty might seem inconsistent with this unideal character, but it is only seeming.

In what respect has the subsequent conduct of Sir Robert Peel been inconsistent with these declarations?

Spacing after punctuation standardized, inconsistent hyphenation and archaic spelling retained.


On this page you'll find 86 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inconsistent, such as: conflicting, contrary, erratic, illogical, incompatible, and irreconcilable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.