consequential

[ kon-si-kwen-shuh l ]
/ ˌkɒn sɪˈkwɛn ʃəl /

adjective

following as an effect, result, or outcome; resultant; consequent.
following as a logical conclusion or inference; logically consistent.
of consequence or importance: a consequential man in his field.
self-important; pompous.

Origin of consequential

1620–30; < Latin consequenti(a) consequence + -al1

Related forms

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British Dictionary definitions for consequentiality

consequential

/ (ˌkɒnsɪˈkwɛnʃəl) /

adjective

important or significant
self-important; conceited
following as a consequence; resultant, esp indirectlyconsequential loss

Derived Forms

consequentiality or consequentialness, nounconsequentially, adverb

usage

Although both consequential and consequent can refer to something which happens as the result of something else, consequent is more common in this sense in modern English: the new measures were put into effect, and the consequent protest led to the dismissal of those responsible
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