[ in-kon-si-kwen-shuhl, in-kon- ]
/ ˌɪn kɒn sɪˈkwɛn ʃəl, ɪnˌkɒn- /
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of little or no importance; insignificant; trivial.
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Origin of inconsequential
First recorded in 1615–25; in-3 + consequential
OTHER WORDS FROM inconsequentialin·con·se·quen·ti·al·i·ty, nounin·con·se·quen·tial·ly, adverb
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How to use inconsequential in a sentence
These hee-hee councils splendidly illustrate the inconsecutiveness and inconsequentiality of the Folk.
Such ready belief and general inconsequentiality bothered Janet.The Wrong Woman|Charles D. Stewart
After that, to show the inconsequentiality of life in those days, we fell to playing.
British Dictionary definitions for inconsequential
/ (ˌɪnkɒnsɪˈkwɛnʃəl, ɪnˌkɒn-) /
not following logically as a consequence
trivial or insignificant
not in a logical sequence; haphazard
Derived forms of inconsequentialinconsequentiality, inconsequentialness, inconsequence or inconsequentness, nouninconsequentially or inconsequently, adverb
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