Origin of inconsequent
Examples from the Web for inconsequent
Mrs Asplin had a book in her hand, in which from time to time she jotted down notes of a curious and inconsequent character.About Peggy Saville|Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
He was no longer the light-hearted, inconsequent youth she had known on board the ship.Nedra|George Barr McCutcheon
Presently she cut short his flow of inconsequent talk by remarking that her time was short, and inquiring if Miss Churton were in.Fan|W.H. Hudson (AKA Henry Harford)
What an inconsequent piece of work is man, if the few years of earth are his all!The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon|Alexander Maclaren
And so she wears no stockings—and so shes called the Wrecker, his sister added, with inconsequent effect.
1570s, "not following as a logical conclusion," from Latin inconsequentem (nominative inconsequens) "not logically connected," from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + consequens, past participle of consequi "to follow" (see consequence).