Almost always used with the preposition "of," the verb consist means to be made up of, or composed of something. A heated conversation might consist of only two words: "yes" and "no."


p. pr. & vb. n.
of Consist


Usage Examples

In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death.

The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame, each of them, by a single sentence consisting of two or three words.

A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.

False riches, consisting of money, houses and lands, acquired by selfish means at cost to others and thereafter used selfishly, are almost always used for the oppression of other persons.

A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.


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