consequence

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consequence

noun

Definition of CONSEQUENCE

1
a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause <the flood was an inevitable consequence of the prolonged, heavy rains>
3
an exaggerated sense of one's importance that shows itself in the making of excessive or unjustified claims <a junior executive who strutted around the office with all of the consequence of a peacock in pinstripes>
4
an opinion arrived at through a process of reasoning <I am able to deduce several consequences from those premises>

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