inconsequent

adjective
in·​con·​se·​quent | \ (ˌ)in-ˈkän(t)-sə-ˌkwent How to pronounce inconsequent (audio) , -si-kwənt \

Definition of inconsequent

1a : lacking reasonable sequence : illogical

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inconsequently adverb

Examples of inconsequent in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of inconsequent

1579, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for inconsequent

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

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The first known use of inconsequent was in 1579

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“Inconsequent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inconsequent. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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