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consequential

adjective con·se·quen·tial \ˌkän(t)-sə-ˈkwen(t)-shəl\

: happening as a result

Full Definition of CONSEQUENTIAL

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:  of the nature of a secondary result :  indirect
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:  having significant consequences :  important <a grave and consequential event>
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con·se·quen·ti·al·i·ty \-ˌkwen(t)-shē-ˈa-lə-tē\ noun
con·se·quen·tial·ly \-ˈkwen(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb
con·se·quen·tial·ness \-ˈkwen(t)-shəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of CONSEQUENTIAL

  1. There have been several consequential innovations in their computer software.
  2. The change to the schedule is not consequential.

First Known Use of CONSEQUENTIAL

1626

Rhymes with CONSEQUENTIAL

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