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1. Following as an effect, result, or conclusion; consequent.
2. Having important consequences; significant: "The year's only really consequential legislation was the reform of Social Security" (New York Times).
a. Important; influential: a consequential figure in the academic community.
b. Pompous; self-important: "He's a proud, haughty, consequential, turned-up-nosed peacock" (Charles Dickens).

con′se·quen′ti·al′i·ty (-shē-ăl′ĭ-tē), con′se·quen′tial·ness n.
con′se·quen′tial·ly adv.
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They were also selected given the consequentialness of these outcomes in the lives of emerging adults.
While construct selection was based on findings from studies of work-family balance in adulthood and on their consequentialness in the lives of emerging adults, the nomological network of individual and relational role balance will ideally need to be extended by investigating relationships between role balance and other related constructs (e.