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[in-kuh n-sek-yuh-tiv]
  1. not consecutive.
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Origin of inconsecutive

First recorded in 1830–40; in-3 + consecutive
Related formsin·con·sec·u·tive·ly, adjectivein·con·sec·u·tive·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for inconsecutive

Historical Examples of inconsecutive

  • How curious life was; how curious and careless and inconsecutive.

    Young People's Pride

    Stephen Vincent Benet

  • Sir Charles was in a talking mood, and very soon said one or two inconsecutive things.

  • Inconsecutive, in-kon-sek′ū-tiv, adj. not succeeding in regular order.

  • I fell into an inconsecutive review of my life under this light that touched every endeavor with the pale tints of failure.

    The Passionate Friends

    Herbert George Wells

  • It is so rambling and inconsecutive that it takes more than one reading to understand it.

British Dictionary definitions for inconsecutive


  1. not consecutive; not in sequence
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Derived Formsinconsecutively, adverbinconsecutiveness, noun
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