inconsequent

adjective

in·​con·​se·​quent (ˌ)in-ˈkän(t)-sə-ˌkwent How to pronounce inconsequent (audio)
-si-kwənt
1
a
: lacking reasonable sequence : illogical
2
3
inconsequently adverb

Examples of inconsequent in a Sentence

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

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of inconsequent was in 1579

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Cite this Entry

“Inconsequent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inconsequent. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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