consequently

adverb
con·se·quent·ly | \ˈkän(t)-sə-ˌkwent-lē, -si-kwənt-\

Definition of consequently 

: as a result : in view of the foregoing : accordingly The words are often confused and are consequently misused.

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Synonyms for consequently

Synonyms

accordingly, ergo, hence, so, therefore, thereupon, thus

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Examples of consequently in a Sentence

taxes were lowered, and consequently complaints were fewer

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The hospital has said Levy was twice found to be impaired on duty and consequently terminated him in April. Hannah Grabenstein, Fox News, "Former VA pathologist denies being impaired on duty," 10 July 2018 So consequently, with the electorate changing, the nominees are going to change. NBC News, "The dirty tricks of Oscar campaigns, and what to expect at the 2018 Academy Awards," 4 Mar. 2018 The mandate was designed to stabilize the health insurance market by encouraging younger and healthier Americans to sign up for insurance, and the repeal could consequently have the opposite effect. Alana Abramson, Time, "Trump Administration Cuts $26 Million in Funds for Organizations that Help People Sign Up For Obamacare," 11 July 2018 The hospital has said Levy was twice found to be impaired on duty and consequently terminated him in April. Hannah Grabenstein, Fox News, "Former VA pathologist denies being impaired on duty," 10 July 2018 Other clubs quickly became aware that Cabaye was our key man, the one who made us tick, and consequently set about kicking bits out of him. SI.com, "Yohan Cabaye's Time at Crystal Palace Was Underappreciated, But His Arrival Was a Landmark Moment," 5 July 2018 The hospital has said Levy was twice found to be impaired on duty and consequently terminated him in April. Hannah Grabenstein, Fox News, "Former VA pathologist denies being impaired on duty," 10 July 2018 Emergency responders with the Barrington Fire Department consequently brought out a rescue boat to evacuate about 10 people who were stuck inside the building, said Fire Chief James Arie. Todd Shields, chicagotribune.com, "Barrington relatively unscathed after heavy rainfall and flash flooding, officials say," 31 May 2018 The hospital has said Levy was twice found to be impaired on duty and consequently terminated him in April. Hannah Grabenstein, Fox News, "Former VA pathologist denies being impaired on duty," 10 July 2018

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First Known Use of consequently

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for consequently

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consequently

adverb
con·se·quent·ly | \ˈkän-sə-ˌkwent-lē \

Kids Definition of consequently

: as a result She missed the bus and consequently was late.

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