inconsequent

[ in-kon-si-kwent, -kwuhnt ]
/ ɪnˈkɒn sɪˌkwɛnt, -kwənt /

adjective

characterized by lack of proper sequence in thought, speech, or action.
characterized by lack of logical sequence; illogical; inconsecutive: inconsequent reasoning.
irrelevant: an inconsequent remark.
not following from the premises: an inconsequent deduction.
not in keeping with the general character or design; inconsistent: inconsequent ornamentation.
without worth or consequence; trivial: a frivolous, inconsequent young man.

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Origin of inconsequent

1570–80; <Late Latin inconsequent- (stem of inconsequēns) not following. See in-3, consequent

OTHER WORDS FROM inconsequent

in·con·se·quence, in·con·se·quent·ness, nounin·con·se·quent·ly, adverb
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