EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN 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. Related forms con·se·quen·ti·al·i·ty, con·se·quen·tial·ness, noun con·se·quen·tial·ly, adverb non·con·se·quen·tial, adjective non·con·se·quen·tial·ly, adverb non·con·se·quen·tial·ness, noun non·con·se·quen·ti·al·i·ty, noun qua·si-con·se·quen·tial, adjective qua·si-con·se·quen·tial·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for consequentially Contemporary Examples of consequentially Historical Examples of consequentially Consequentially they ain't got much time left to love you in.
“Not like London thieves,” said Sydney,
consequentially, as if he knew all about London thieves.
“Our family is much older than that,” chimed in the Dodo,
"By desire of his Majesty," said the jailer,
"I have a consultation presently," he said,
consequentially. British Dictionary definitions for consequentially adjective important or significant self-important; conceited following as a consequence; resultant, esp indirectly consequential loss Derived Forms consequentiality or consequentialness, noun consequentially, adverb usage
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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Word Origin and History for consequentially adj.
consequent (Latin consequentia) + -al (1). Meaning "pregnant with consequences, important" is recorded from 1728. Related: Consequentially (c.1600).
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