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inconsequent

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adjective in·con·se·quent \-ˌkwent, -kwənt\

Definition of inconsequent

  1. 1 a :  lacking reasonable sequence :  illogical b :  inconsecutive

  2. 2 :  inconsequential 2

  3. 3 :  irrelevant

in·con·se·quent·ly adverb


Examples of inconsequent

  1. <presents an inconsequent argument for a major reversal in the nation's policy on narcotics>



Origin of inconsequent

Late Latin inconsequent-, inconsequens, from Latin in- + consequent-, consequens consequent


First Known Use: 1579


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