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Consistency

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consistency = con + sist + ency

con-: together, with

sist: derived from Latin "sistere", meaning "stand"

-ency: the quality or degree of doing something

So consistency means: 

The quality or degree of standing together.

It always means:

  1. The quality of being consistent.
  2. If the physical substances stand together tightly, it must be thick, smooth or viscous. So it means "the degree of being thick, smooth or viscous". It is always used to describe "a mixture or a liquid substance is how thick, smooth or viscous".

Evolution of usage

The quality of standing together in a team is important.

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The consistency in a team is important.

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