inconsequent

adjective
in·con·se·quent | \(ˌ)in-ˈkän(t)-sə-ˌkwent, -si-kwənt\

Definition of inconsequent 

1a : lacking reasonable sequence : illogical

b : inconsecutive

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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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