- consenting adult,
- consequent stream,
Origin of consequence
Examples from the Web for consequence
Students deemed “responsible” for alleged sexual assaults on college campuses can face little or no consequence for their acts.Jameis Winston Cleared of Rape Like Every Other College Sports Star|Robert Silverman|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a consequence, ties between Ankara and Cairo were thrown into crisis.Turkey Takes in ‘Terrorists’ from the Muslim Brotherhood|Thomas Seibert|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He wants to get back in they sky, where the sense of danger and consequence is palpable.Ethan Hawke's 'Good Kill': A Searing Indictment of America's Drone Warfare Obsession|Marlow Stern|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dincer expects calls for an independent Kurdistan to grow louder as a consequence of the fighting.PKK Kurdish Terrorists Are Fighting IS Terrorists With U.S. Help|Thomas Seibert|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a consequence, the faculty is typically more liberal than the mission statement of its institution.The Christian Reformed Church Still Won’t Stand Up For Science|Karl W. Giberson|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For indeed I am not of consequence enough for my master to concern himself, and be angry about such a creature as me.Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded|Samuel Richardson
Can I undertake anything of consequence till I have crushed the pride of such a people?Anne of Geierstein|Walter Scott
The situation of the convent is not healthy, and in consequence the monks frequently suffer from intermittent fever.
I trust that there is nothing of consequence which I have overlooked?The Hound of the Baskervilles|A. Conan Doyle
A duel with Judge Caldwell was the consequence, in which both fell.The Memories of Fifty Years|William H. Sparks
- a conclusion reached by reasoning
- the conclusion of an argument
- the relations between the conclusion and the premises of a valid argument
late 14c., "inference, conclusion," from Old French consequence "result" (13c., Modern French conséquence), from Latin consequentia, from consequentem (nominative consequens), present participle of consequi "to follow after," from com- "with" (see com-) + sequi "to follow" (see sequel). Sense of "importance" (c.1600) is from notion of being "pregnant with consequences."
see in consequence; of consequence.